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The Fluence protocol is implemented as the Fluence reference node which includes the

  • Peer-to-peer communication layer
  • Marine interpreter
  • Aqua VM
  • Builtin services

and more.

Builtin services are available on every Fluence peer and can be programmatically accessed and composed using Aqua just like any other service. For a complete list of builtin services see the builtin.aqua file in the Aqua Lib repo.

To find out how to create your own builtin service, see the Add Your Own Builtins tutorial.

Node distribution

All infrastructure-related information is kept in fluencelabs/node-distro repository on GitHub.

Node is distributed as a docker container fluencelabs/fluence. Version information can be found on the releases page in GitHub.

It comes with IPFS, Registry and TrustGraph bundled.

How to run a node

Just a simple docker run:

docker run --rm -e RUST_LOG="info" -p 7777:7777 -p 9999:9999 fluencelabs/fluence
docker run --rm -e RUST_LOG="info" -p 7777:7777 -p 9999:9999 fluencelabs/fluence

Or take a look at the docker-compose.yml in the node-distro repository. It starts node with a web dashboard to explore deployed services.

docker compose up -d
docker compose up -d