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Ethereum Mining

The crypto server has been running for 6 months and things have gone almost to plan. The server specs were basically designed for Filecoin but there were many issues with installing it (see here). We are at the stage where the Filecoin miner needs 1TB to run. Since the 2TB SSD has been partitioned, anotherContinue reading “Ethereum Mining”

Staking Update March 2021

The server rack has been built and various chains are up and running. I’ve been meaning to document what has been built as it has been running for a few months now (the rack was built towards the end of 2020 and hasn’t changed since). The specs: Rack: StarTech 25U (130cm x 88cm x 47cm).Continue reading “Staking Update March 2021”

Building a Cardano Pool using an Air-Gapped Raspberry Pi

When building blockchain servers, it is essential to build an air-gapped server (or “cold environment”). It is easy to be lazy in this area and not bother (especially if you are in a hurry), but this is a requirement rather than a nice to have. Here’s the why/what: Protects against key-logging attacks, malware/virus based attacksContinue reading “Building a Cardano Pool using an Air-Gapped Raspberry Pi”

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