I've just started Litecoin mining, and I've realized that my blockchain takes eons to download, even though its only less than 4GB. I've read several other posts on the same problem, but none of them ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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?