Chainlink is bringing real world data to smart contracts with a decentralized oracle network. We are excited to be providing accurate and reliable data to smart contracts. We hope to see more interesting applications built out using Chainlink.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are answers to some of the questions our community members have asked us. Don't hesitate to reach out to us if you still have additional questions.
Chainlink connects smart contracts to real world data, events and payments. In order to prevent a single point of failure, Chainlink is operated by a decentralized oracle network. To learn more, please see Chainlink's <url>whitepaper</url>.
Chainlink node operators bring external data directly to smart contracts. Since some smart contracts have a lot of money riding on them (especially DeFi), the external data they rely on must be accurate and reliable. Therefore, node operators need to bring industry best practices to managing their infrastructure.
At the moment you cannot stake on Chainlink. Chainlink plans to introduce staking along with the reputation system in the near future. Please stay tuned for further updates.
If you have any questions about staking or our validator services, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are happy to talk with anyone and help navigate community members through this exciting new ecosystem.Get in Touch