SLP128 Jan Čapek - Stratum v2 Bitcoin Mining Protocol


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Jan Čapek, co-CEO of Braiins and working at Slush Pool joins me to talk about this an upgrade to a Bitcoin Mining protocol, Stratum. Stratum V2 is the next generation protocol for pooled mining. It focuses on making data transfers more efficient, reducing physical infrastructure requirements for mining operations, and increasing security. In this conversation we get into some detail about:

  • How Jan got into Bitcoin and Bitcoin Mining
  • How the original Stratum protocol came about
  • What is new about Stratum v2
  • Benefits of Stratum v2
  • Relation with BetterHash
  • Bitcoin Pools generally

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