There are hundreds of Bitcoin alternatives out there. One term for these is Altcoins, another generic term is cryptocurrency. It’s only worth investing money and time into ones that will stay in existence and grow. Just like with any investment, it’s best to buy at a low price. In some cases that means buying them […]
As you plan expand and grow your Bitcoin and Altcoin mining operation, data networking becomes more important. This video discusses network switches, firewalls and network security, IP address space, DHCP server, and reliability. For an introduction to on planning your Bitcoin mining operation, see Planning Your Bitcoin Mining Operation
People ask me questions on Bitcoin mining on a regular basis. I’m happy to talk on the phone, help out on forums and slack channels, answer questions on youtube videos, and answer comments on this blog. Based on the questions, I’ve put together a list for myself of future topics to cover in posts and […]
Hardware wallets are a great way to store your Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrency. They are safe and secure. Bitcoin mining operators have a problem with wallets, though, and need to perform maintenance on them to make sure they keep running well. The other day I wanted to use two months of mining earnings from my […]
I really like the Dash Coin. There’s a lot of things it has going for it, and I like the development path and future potential. There’s a saying I’ve heard that I like to quote, “Bitcoin is digital gold, Litecoin is digital silver, and Dash is digital Cash.” I own a few Dash Masternodes, and have […]
I really like Zabbix. It’s open source, been around for well over a decade, and does exactly what I need for monitoring my gear. It gives me a dashboard I can check anytime, and sends me an email when there is a problem that I consider important enough to be notified about. The header picture […]
Small Bitcoin mining operations have some advantages over the large operations. This video discusses actions to take and skills to develop to maximize revenue as a miner with 30, 100, 500, or 1000 servers.