Podcast Episode 3 show notes: Brief overview of price drop in Bitcoin and miners What I am doing now at my midsize mining facilities How to set up a mid-size switched data network Firewall, routing and remote access VPN Podcast Player below, and Direct Access to Podcast link here: BlockOps Podcast Episode 3 This is […]
Podcast Episode 2 – Increasing Bitcoin and Crypto Mining Profitability During the Bitcoin Price Cycle
Direct link to Episode 2 podcast Show notes: Recognizing the different parts of the cycle What actions to take during the upswing, top, downswing, and bottom Sharing the hard earned lessons of a survivor of the last Bitcoin price cycle If you have questions you would like me to answer in upcoming podcast shows, please […]
Published my first podcast – I intend to do this about every week or so. New format, updated information. If you have questions you would like me to answer in upcoming podcast shows, please ask in the comments below. Direct link to podcast in webpage Show notes: This is the first video of the first […]
This is an operational crypto mining facility built in shipping container and designed to ship internationally. This container was certified for loading on a container ship before purchase, there are no holes in the container. The design parameters were for portability and ease of maintenance – this version has 210 miners in operation.
It takes a while to get a facility up and running. Me and two partners, also experienced miners, bought this building and got everything operational for this mining facility. It is about 70% full already!
Just because a miner is an ASIC Miner does not mean that it is automatically the most profitable device available. Application-specific integrated circuits are made with a specific process technology, and the process technology is usually referred to by the smallest feature size of any of the transistors on the integrated circuit. One of the […]
For a given mining algorithm, there is definitely a technology progression. We can look back on the technology that was used to mine Bitcoin and see how it first started off as Central Processing Unit (CPU) mining, then it moved to Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) mining, then Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), and then Application […]
In quality cryptocurrency projects like Bitcoin there is an upward price progression. More importantly, there is a price cycle that oscillates around the price progression. Plotted against time, a cycle with an upward progression looks like a sine wave with an ever increasing average value, which is what we see so far with the Bitcoin […]
Just updated my AMD RX480 and RX580 miners to mine Beam. The mining application is not available on most packaged mining distributions yet, so I created a custom headless Ubuntu 16.04 build, and this guide to remember how to do it again. Initial Operating System Setup Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server after downloading it from a […]
Thank you to everyone who has read and found value in my website, videos, and blog posts. I am taking a break from posting information for a while. There is lots of interest and growth in the small and mid-size cryptocurrency mining space, and there are many more resources available now than when I first […]