[Podcast] vChat Episode 45–Things Crypto-Currency and Crypto-Mining

vChat Podcast

In episode #45, David and I talk about Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Crypto-mining and what I have learnt whilst getting my own crypto-mining rig up and running.

 

In this vChat episode we cover the following topics:

  1. What are blockchain, cryptocurrency, bitcoin, and Ethereum?
  2. Why are you mining ?
  3. What does it take to mine?
  4. How do you balance the cost vs the return?
  5. Why an open rig?
  6. What kind of GPU, CPU, Memory, and disk do you have? And why?
  7. What OS and app in the OS?

Show Links

Determine the real-time profitability of mining a particular crypto-coin:

Crypto News Sites:

vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering General Tech, VMware vSphere, Cloud Computing, Virtualization News, and maybe some geeky humour. Regular contributors are 2 vExperts – Simon Seagrave (TechHead.co), and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com).

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Simon is a UK based Virtualization, Cloud & IT Technology Evangelist working as a Senior Technology Consultant and vSpecialist for EMC. He loves working in the ever changing IT industry & spends most of his time working with Virtualization, Cloud & other Enterprise IT based technologies, in particular VMware, EMC and HP products. As well as on this site, you can find him on Twitter and Google+

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