Bluzelle, the decentralized data storage network, announced today that the first version of its CURIE testnet is now available to the public. This marks a major technical milestone before the official release of CURIE at the end of this month.
The CURIE testnet gives developers an early opportunity to start developing apps. as well as get familiarized with the token economics. The testnet token can be freely attained and is for development use only. Once the stability of both BluzelleNet and the testnet is sufficient; they will then be merged together as BluzelleNet 0.1, where database services are paid for with the real BLZ token.
“Our team has been working hard the past several months, updating our consensus engine to use the Cosmos + Tendermint technology stack, a key component of our decentralized database.”
– The Bluzelle team
CURIE Facts and Features
As a public-facing test network, CURIE is powered by the Bluzelle blockchain. There are four validators running in the following locations:
- Oregon, USA
- Bombay, India
- Frankfurt, Germany
Three primary interfaces that developers can interact with:
- At the lowest level, there is a JSON-RPC interface to Tendermint, which the Bluzelle command-line interface can talk to.
- At the middle level, there is a RESTful interface that enables the use of the Bluzelle REST API. BLZJS uses this RESTful interface to connect to Tendermint.
- At the highest level, there is BLZJS, a newly updated version of the Bluzelle JS library.
A new client, called blzcli, lets the user interact with our network from the command line. This client enables account management, movement of tokens, and commands to interact with Bluzelle’s database.