Pool Mining Updates

pool mining updates

(Current, as-of March 21st, 2011)

Pools:

BitPennyStatus: Reopened (as-of March 2nd, 2011)- http://www.bitpenny.com  http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/BitPenny

DeepBitStatus: Open, accepting new registrationsCompensation: Proportional reward mode as well as fixed-rate Pay-Per-Share.Current pool strength: 56 Ghash/s (as-of Mar 21, 2011)- http://www.deepbit.net  http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/DeepBit

Bitcoin Pooled Mining (aka Slush’s pool)Status: Open. Registration for new accounts is still closed.The pool now charges a flat 2% fee. [updated Mar 10, 2011]Notice: Miners should support “keep alive”, which the latest versions of the miner software supports.Current pool strength: 127 Ghash/s (as-of Mar 21, 2011)- http://mining.bitcoin.cz  http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Bitcoin_Pooled_Mining

BTCMine  (added March 8, 2011)Status: Open, alpha testingCompensation: Shared block and pay per share payouts.- http://www.BTCMine.com  http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/BTCMineCurrent pool strength: 1 GHash/s (as-of Mar 21, 2011) 

Bitcoin Pool  (added March 8, 2011)Status: Open, beta testingCompensation: Shared block payouts.- http://www.BitcoinPool.com  http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Bitcoin_PoolCurrent pool strength: 4 GHash/s (as-of Mar 21, 2011) Miners:

m0mchil’s Python OpenCL GPU minerLatest: v2011-03-11  (as-of March 21st, 2011)- http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=1334.0- http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/OpenCL_minerKiv’s GUI FrontendLatest: March 21, 2011 (as-of March 21st, 2011)- http://github.com/downloads/Kiv/poclbm/poclbm-gui-20110321.exe

Diablo’s Java OpenCL GPU Miner

Latest: March 03, 2011  (as-of March 21st, 2011)- http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=1721.0- http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/DiabloMiner

jgarzik’s CPU MinerLatest: v0.8, March 21st, 2011  (as-of March 21st, 2011)- http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=1925.0- http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Cpu_Miner

puddinpop’s CPU/4way/CUDA/OpenCL MinerLatest: 2011-02-27  (as-of March 21st, 2011)- http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=2444.0- http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Remote_miner

ufasoft’s CPU Miner- http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=3486.0 BitcoinPool’s modified poclbm-mod GPU minerLatest: v2011-03-16  (as-of March 21st, 2011)- http://www.bitcoinpool.com/file.php?id=3 (win32 / source)

Guides

Windows:- http://www.newslobster.com/random/how-to-get-started-using-your-gpu-to-mine-for-bitcoins-on-windows

Linux:- Ubuntu 10.10:-   http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=3356.msg47489#msg47489- Debian sid:-   http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=3502.0 

Mac:http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=1721.msg58074#msg58074- Homebrew: http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=3958.0 

Written on 02 Mar 2011.