OnFinality Powers Moonbeam, Moonriver and Moonbase Alpha With API And Node Services
OnFinality, a multi-chain infrastructure provider, announces API and Node Services for Moonbeam, Moonriver and Moonbase Alpha!
OnFinality has been providing a scalable API and node services for the Moonbeam network since the early days of the Moonbase Alpha Testnet through to production. Since then, we’ve also helped to support the growth of Moonbeam’s various networks such as Moonbeam, Moonriver and Moonbase Alpha with vital and scalable blockchain infrastructure.
While the partnership has been in place for over 2 years, we wanted to make an official announcement to open up more options for dApp developers wanting to build on Moonbeam’s networks quickly and easily.
“OnFinality has provided vital and scalable API services for Moonbeam since the early days of the Moonbase Alpha TestNet through to production. We’ve worked closely with their team and have been able to rely on them for quality infrastructure and prompt response times”
— Tim Baldwin, VP of Engineering at PureStake
What is Moonbeam? ($GLMR)
Moonbeam is a smart contract platform for building cross-chain connected applications that can access users, assets, and services on any chain. By uniting functionality from Ethereum, Cosmos, Polkadot and more into a single platform, Moonbeam solves today’s fragmented user experience — unlocking true interoperability and paving the way for the next generation of applications.
Moonbeam is designed for a multichain future, and with this in mind it focuses on the importance of allowing developers to take advantage of the connectivity between networks. Moonbeam supports this idea by providing Ethereum-based tools to the Polkadot network such as MetaMask, standardises on popular smart contract languages like Solidity and Vyper, and features top integrations like Chainlink, Gnosis Safe, and Etherscan. Moonbeam launched as the second-ever fully functioning parachain on Polkadot and is one of the top projects in the ecosystem.
Why Build a dApp on the Moonbeam Network with OnFinality
By connecting to Moonbeam with OnFinality’s API endpoints, builders will be able to:
- Access Moonbeam, Moonriver and Moonbase Alpha quickly in minutes without having to set up or manage infrastructure
- Enjoy global performance, automated scalability and high availability of up to 99.99% uptime per year!
- Gain valuable API Insights for you to spot issues on your apps and quickly implement rectifications for a bug-free user experience
Log in to your OnFinality app to access the Enhanced API Service for Moonbeam, Moonriver and Moonbase Alpha now!
How To Connect To Moonbeam Network
You can access our public API service by connecting to it using
Polkadot.js or via the endpoints listed below:
Moonbeam API Endpoints
Moonriver API Endpoints
Moonbase Alpha API Endpoints
Our mission is to support all blockchain teams in the world by providing critical infrastructure so they can focus on their core business. By leveraging OnFinality’s expertise in infrastructure, the development team at Moonbeam can now focus on scaling for a global audience.
“OnFinality allowed us to scale and diversify API services for all of the Moonbeam networks in multiple regions around the globe while ensuring consistent performance metrics.”
— Art Kaseman, DevOps Manager at PureStake
In addition, OnFinality also provides the ability for participants in the Moonbeam ecosystem to rapidly deploy and manage nodes via any of our supported cloud providers such as Amazon Web Service (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Alibaba Cloud.
Benefits Of Deploying Moonbeam Nodes Through OnFinality
- Easy — Deploy Dedicated Nodes easily and quickly via our on-demand node deployment service without worrying about setting up hardware from scratch
- Scalable — Upsize and downsize your nodes easily in a few clicks!
- Cost-Efficient — Pay for only what you need. You no longer have to buy or set up your own hardware or make tools to monitor your node’s health and performance
- Visibility — Simply connect to our Node Metric Endpoint for automated monitoring and alerts on your node’s health
You can now log in to see Moonbeam’s network spec in the OnFinality Marketplace.
For all the information about how to jumpstart using OnFinality and start running Moonbeam nodes, you can follow this documentation.
“On Finality’s node-as-a-service allowed the DevOps team to scale up the API infrastructure to meet the rapidly growing demand during the launch of all three of the Moonbeam networks, at a time when the previous solution was having difficulty scaling.”
— Art Kaseman, DevOps Manager at PureStake
“We’re extremely proud to have supported Moonbeam Network since its early days, through testnet, mainnet, & are proud to still be scaling with this incredible team!”
— Daniel Vulinovich, Product Manager at OnFinality
For teams looking to take your applications to the next level and ensure that you receive the best performance possible, we highly recommend using an API key.
What are the benefits of getting an API key?
Simply sign up here to receive your free API key in minutes! Our ‘Free Plan’ comes with 500,000 daily responses for anyone to get started easily.
You may also reach us at email@example.com to discuss your requirements.
Build Smarter with OnFinality.
Moonbeam is a smart contract platform for building connected applications that can access users, assets, and services on any chain. By uniting functionality from Ethereum, Cosmos, Polkadot and more into a single platform, Moonbeam solves today’s fragmented user experience — unlocking true interoperability and paving the way for the next generation of applications. The Moonbeam platform uses integrated cross-chain messaging to allow developers to create smart contracts that access services across many remote blockchains. This approach, plus Moonbeam’s developer-friendly EVM platform, vast tool support, and modern Substrate architecture, creates the ideal development environment for building connected applications.
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OnFinality is a blockchain infrastructure platform that saves web3 builders time and makes their lives easier. OnFinality delivers scalable API endpoints for the biggest blockchain networks and empowers developers to automatically test, deploy, scale and monitor their own blockchain nodes in minutes. To date, OnFinality has served over 300 billion RPC requests across 70 networks including Polkadot, Ethereum, Moonbeam, Astar, Avalanche and Cosmos, and is continuously expanding these mission-critical services so developers can build the decentralised future, faster!