Proponent: Subsquid Lab Official - FAyqRVLZmXVUU9pNeG8w8SxS5xRgN8FRGeWLL6u9S32TMHc
Short description: Ongoing costs for the running of high performance, scalable, and reliable data indexing infrastructure for most of the Polkadot and Kusama ecosystem (and growing).
Requested KSM: 1,340.48 KSM
Archives are an important piece of Polkadot and Kusama data infrastructure provided by Subsquid. They provide access to on-chain data in GraphQL format for all major parachains on Kusama and Polkadot, with more chains getting support as the ecosystem grows. They are being used as a data source for Squids and for efficient data exploration and ad-hoc queries. An up-to-date list of Archives is kept in a public Archive Registry
At the end of Q2 Subsquid released a new generation of Archives, together with a major version of the SDK, both code named “Fire Squid”.
The improvements brought by this release include:
Between 2022-09-03 (when tracking has started) and 2022-09-30 Subsquid’s Archive infrastructure has collectively:
Full report here
Subsquid is a company that provides data indexing infrastructure for Polkadot and Kusama ecosystems.
They have released a new generation of Archives called "Fire Squid" that has improved performance and supports batch requests.
Subsquid is continuously working on adding new features to their product, such as EVM Transactions indexing.
In September 2022, Subsquid's Archive infrastructure served over 129 million queries.
They have requested 1,340.48 KSM to cover the ongoing costs of running their infrastructure.
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