Flux project overview

Last updated: 8 Feb 2022

Flux project overview

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Flux overview

Flux are building a next generation decentralized cloud, allowing any dockerized application (dapp, blockchain node, etc.) to run on their network.

Flux has over 2,610 decentralized nodes in its network, run by node operators who lock up Flux in order to run nodes that range from home operated Raspberry Pis to powerful servers run in professional datacenters.

The Flux Network is powered by FluxOS, a second layer operating system that ensures the efficient operation of any given node and the network as a whole.

Dockerized apps are spread across the Flux Network and monitored to ensure a certain number of instances are running at any given time, ensuring app availability.

Flux runs dozens of apps including blockchain nodes, several web based games, websites and a whole lot more. Check out their website for more details.

All of the above is powered by the Flux blockchain: a PoW blockchain used for rewarding miners and node operators, paying for compute resources and more.

Flux is also in the process of distributing parallel assets on multiple blockchains. To date Flux tokens have launched on the Kadena, Ethereum, Binance and Tron chains with Solana launching shortly.

These parallel assets are exchangeable on numerous DeFi platforms (UniSwap, PancakeSwap, etc.) and via the Fusion app built into Flux's wallet (Zelcore) which allows for seamless swapping of Flux between chains.

Ultimately Flux will exist on at least ten other chains, with parallel assets being distributed to Flux holders, and to miners / node operators via parallel mining.

Flux Network

Total cores
Total memory
Total cores

The above is the total computational power of the Flux Network and the sum of the compute power of all Flux nodes, each of which is independently owned and operated by members of the Flux community.

There are three tiers of node available; at each tier the compute requirements increase along with the amount of Flux that has to be locked up in order to run the node. Node operators receive a share of each block find as compensation for providing their compute power.

Cumulus (10,000 FLUX)
2 vCores | 4GB RAM | 50GB HDD/SDD | 2.5TB bandwidth
Nimbus (25,000 FLUX)
4 vCores | 8GB RAM | 150GB SDD | 4TB bandwidth
Stratus (100,000 FLUX)
8 vCores | 32GB RAM | 600GB SDD | 6TB bandwidth

Income options

There are three main income options for Flux: block find rewards for miners and node operators, and staking via approved exchanges.


Flux uses a GPU mineable version of ZelHash algorithm (Equihash 125,4) for mining with ASIC/FPGA resistance. Block finds occur every 2 minutes, with miners splitting the rewards with node operators.

50% block rewards | 37.5 FLUX | 11.25 FLUX parallel assets


Flux node operators are rewarded with a share of each block reward for providing compute power to the Flux Network. Note that node ops receive 0.1 of each FLUX parallel asset for every FLUX earned. Launched assets are claimable immediately, unlaunched ones will be claimable on launch and backdated to the latest of node start date or 27th March 2021.

7.5% block rewards | 5.625 FLUX | 5.625 FLUX parallel assets
24.56% APR
12.5% block rewards | 9.375 FLUX | 9.375 FLUX parallel assets
22.71% APR
30% block rewards | 22.5 FLUX | 22.5 FLUX parallel assets
22.06% APR


Flux also offer a staking program via approved exchanges (currently only CoinMetro) that allows smaller holders, or those unwilling to run their own node, a means of earning income from their Flux.

Any staked Flux is pooled by CoinMetro and used to spin up Stratus nodes, the rewards from these nodes are then distributed amongst those staking their Flux.

500 FLUX minimum stake | APRs vary by term
9.8% APR


Maximum supply
Circulating supply


Flux has been fairly distributed via PoW mining and node operator reward distribution since its inception in 2017. Flux created a small foundation fund in 2018 to fund on-going development and exchange listings.

1.7% Foundation
5.3% Exchange listings
93% Public distribution

Circulating supply

The circulating supply of FLUX is distributed as follows:

4.34% Staked (locked)
34.74% Node collateral (locked)
60.92% Circulating supply


You can buy FLUX on these exchanges:


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