FAQ

Is Holo open source?
The Holo software will be open sourced after we make sure it's architecture is stable and secure. Holo's software will always be publicly auditab...
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018 at 6:17 PM
Will Holo (the software) slow down the computer?
Resource sharing settings will be fully configurable. Depending on the amount of resources Holo will use for hosting, you may notice a that running your eve...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 7:46 PM
Does the device need to be powered on 24/7 for the applications to work?
If you turn the HoloPort off (or whatever device you are using to host through Holo) you will not earn Holo fuel through hosting, but your account would sti...
Fri, 7 Dec, 2018 at 12:03 AM
What can I earn by being a host?
Because the Holo network is not yet live, all calculations would be speculative. If you want to calculate earnings independently, you will need to come up w...
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019 at 5:21 PM
Can you tell us more about what is in Holo Closed Alpha Testnet?
Distributed Public Key Infrastructure (DPKI or DeepKey): DeepKey is the tool for managing keys in Holo and Holochain. With Holochain, you are using a differ...
Fri, 7 Jun, 2019 at 9:09 PM
Do you think that Holochain is the right solution for hosting enterprises’ applications? Is it a target for the team?
Absolutely, we see a future of distributed communities and organizations. Enterprise and institutions are a core part of this—areas like distributed analyti...
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019 at 2:51 PM
The HoloPort is labeled as "plug and play." What degree of responsibility, if any, does a HoloPort host have over "network security?”
That is to say, what specific cares and concerns might Holoport operators have regarding the maintenance of their Holochain (security)?  Should operators pr...
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019 at 2:53 PM
Can you tell us more about what is in Holo Closed Alpha Testnet?
Distributed Public Key Infrastructure (DPKI or DeepKey): DeepKey is the tool for managing keys in Holo and Holochain. With Holochain, you are using a differ...
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019 at 2:59 PM
What are the similarities and differences between the Holo Network and Content Delivery Network (CDN)?
A CDN distributes static—unchanging—files. The Holo network is about giving web users access to distributed application logic; not only storage, but also t...
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019 at 3:42 PM
Will it be possible for developers to integrate with 3rd-party APIs in the web 2.0 world? Will it be possible for developers to use the private keys these services require while keeping them private?
There are two methods for interacting with hApps. First, the conductor API, WebSocket, allows direct communication with Holochain applications. The process ...
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019 at 3:44 PM