Since Chia was announced there has been a huge focus on how quickly it destroys SSDs, and how fast they will reach their TBW or Tera Bytes Written thresholds. While this is true, and the amount of writes are very high it is still unlikely to kill a drive in a couple of weeks. Possible,…
Author: Chris Dupres
Chris is an experience IT professional with decades of experience primarily focused on datacenter infrastructure, cloud infrastructure and securing both. He had some involvement with Bitcoin many years ago and just recently got back into cryptocurrency with Chia. You can find him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/blaktron
Chia 1.1.6 Released
The newest version of the Chia Blockchain software has been released, and is available for download here. The biggest changes are too the Peer to Peer node discovery process, with DNS introducers added which should allow signficantly faster node sync time. The full release notes are available here. As always, be careful when you update…
What is Chia?
Chia is a cryptocurrency based on blockchain database technology that uses a “proof of space and time” protocol to verify transactions on the blockchain, unlike other cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum that use “proof of work” to verify their transactions.