Bitcoin Blockchain to MySQL Insertion Tool
Crypto.BI Toolbox comes with a raw .dat block file to MySQL insertion tool called blocks_inserter.
To use it, first you'll need to generate the MySQL schema on your local serve...
ELI5 Palm Beach Confidential [PBC] Leaks
Palm Beach Group (PBG) is a financial investments research group based in Delray Beach, Florida.
Their Palm Beach Confidential newsletter is a very popular publication among cr...
ELI5: What was Honeyminer?
Honeyminer was an automatic multiple coin mining program that pays users to use their spare computing power.
Honeyminer leveraged a variation of the concept of micro mining, w...
ELI5: Cryptocurrency Micro Mining
Micro mining is a cryptocurrency mining modality where large quantities of small, and low computing power, devices perform the mining work.
The idea stemmed from concepts relat...
How to buy Bitcoin near me?
If you feel insecure about purchasing Bitcoin through virtual channels, a personal contact can go a long way in helping you break through the toughest barrier for new crypto inves...
ELI5 How AVAX validation works [Avalanche Protocol]
According to the Avalanche AVAX token distribution policy, almost 50% of all AVAX in existence will go towards validator rewards (see chart at the top). Since the Avalanche protocol burns all fees, the only source of inflation in the AVAX ecosystem is the validation reward. This presents a great opportunity for those who join the […]
ELI5 What is cryptocurrency mining?
Mining is the process by which cryptocurrency transactions get verified. The process got its name from the fact that once a block is verified, whoever solved it will earns some coins as a reward, a little like gold mining – there’s a reward for the work. Early Bitcoin Mining When Bitcoin was launched, the idea […]
AVAX Staking tutorial – How to begin staking Avalanche [Early AVAX staking, in 2020]
Note: This is an article from Avalanche’s early days, back in 2020, before the mainnet went live! Back then there were no staking instructions available. In fact, we published this tutorial based on our own testnet experience, before it was even possible to move coins on the mainnet!!! We’ve kept this article in its original […]
Who is “Team Rocket”, the creators of the Avalanche protocol?
The Avalanche protocol family creators’ true identity is, perhaps, cryptocurrency’s most poorly kept secret. Or is it? Why would such a great idea’s true creators want to keep their names private? Which brings us to an earlier question. Why did Satoshi Nakamoto want to keep his own identity private? Wouldn’t Satoshi be held at the […]
Concepts In This Page
Block Sync is the procedure by which a cryptocurrency node retrieves validated block data from P2P peers on the network. A full node may only verify the most recent transactions once it finishes the block sync to the latest block.
Ticker symbol for the Ethereum cryptocurrency.
Ethereum is a second generation cryptocurrency, best known for making Smart Contracts available to the masses.
Geth is the reference Ethereum implementation. It is written using the Go programming language, thus the G prefix.
A networking architecture where peers talk directly with each other, not using a central server or infrastructure. E.g. Bitcoin and Bit Torrent are P2P systems.
Cryptocurrencies have sparked renewed interest in the search for sustainable energy sources, including hydro mining and solar power.
Hydromining is the practice of using water to generate electrical energy required for cryptocurrency mining.
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C++ programming language - used to implement Bitcoin Core, as well as most first generation cryptocurrencies, high performance Bitcoin miners and other critical software.
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