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Running multiple BTC nodes on separate VMs on the same host machine?

I've got a server running 24/7 with lots of resources left. I want to run a full Bitcoin node, but actually, I thought of running a few virtual machines on it (using virtualbox) and running a full ...
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Has anyone ported the Bitcoin software to “pure” Clojure?

Has there been any attempt to rewrite Bitcoin in Clojure? I know about BitcoinJ, so I imagine that should be easy to port. But what about a "pure" version? Without calling Java directly? Easily ...
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Has anyone ported the Bitcoin software to plain C or Objective C?

I'm not a big proponent of either C++ or Boost. Has there been any attempt to rewrite Bitcoin in plain ANSI C, or maybe Objective C? Thanks.
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Following transaction's lifetime from wallet to miner to all the other P2P wallets

I'm trying to understand a transaction's lifetime and haven't yet found a technical, linear "timeline" of events that occur when a P2P transaction occurs. This is my understanding so far; please ...
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What ways does a miner differ from a wallet?

I'm trying to understand how transactions are broadcast, the time is synchronized, and the chain extended. I have a wallet on OSX that required me to fully synchronize with the network. Contrasting ...
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What if ISP's block port 8332?

Hypothetically, if it were a well coordinated NSA-type shut down and ALL ISP's suddenly blocked port 8332 (major ones anyway), how would the Bitcoin system immediately handle it?