Author Archives: Zach

Stratumsphere – BlockGen’s New Service!

If you’ve been paying attention to our newsletter at all, you’d realize that we have launched a new service called Stratumsphere. It’s something we’ve been working on since the summer of 2017 and we are really proud of it! … Read More

What Made Me Build a B2B Mining Service?

If only I had a satoshi for everytime someone told me “That’s just the way cryptocurrency mining is”. One of the most frustrating things I’ve ever experienced was entering the cryptocurrency mining industry with a conventional hosting … Read More

Quick and Simple Equihash Mining Pool Guide

This is a quick and simple mining pool setup guide for crypto-currencies like Zcash, Zclassic, and Komodo that use the Equihash algorithm. Experienced Linux users should be able to get the pool up and running within 30 minutes following this … Read MoreRead More

Status Update & Consensus 2017

As some BlockGen’s subscribers may already know, BlockGen has been involved on a professional level in several mining and pool operations over the past year or so. BlockGen is being transitioned over into an actual business entity and startup. We … Read MoreRead More

The Right VPS For Your Mining Pool

Virtual Private Servers, also known in short as VPS are commonly used to host small to medium Crypto-Currency Mining Pools. If you have read any of my other mining pool guides, you will see I always set them up on … Read MoreRead More

5 Tools Every Pool Operator Should Know About

These 5 tools will prove to be helpful to you as a pool operator. Whether you run a large operation, small operation, or you just run a pool because you enjoy it. Either way, these tools will definitely help you … Read MoreRead More

Setup Your Own Mining Pool

This is a step by step guide on how to setup your own mining pool for things like bitcoin, litecoin, and other crypto-currencies. This guide is meant to replace Novice’s Guide to Setting up a Crypto-Currency Mining Pool … Read More

Utilize CloudFlare as a DNS Server

This is an addition to Novice’s Guide to Setting up a Crypto-Currency Mining Pool please refer to that guide first. We will be setting up a domain name to resolve on your already setup mining pool (MPOS Frontend). Cloudflare will be … Read MoreRead More

Basic Hardening and Security for your Pool

  This guide is meant to be apart of the Novice’s Guide to Setting up a Crypto-Currency Mining Pool, and will be using things already setup from that guide. Please refer to that guide first. We are going to go … Read MoreRead More

Novice’s Guide to Setting up a Crypto-Currency Mining Pool

This a step by step guide on how to setup your own crypto-currency mining pool. This guide is out-dated, it has now been replaced by Setup Your Own Mining Pool. Please refer to the new guide if you want to setup … Read MoreRead More