25 Aug '12, 7pm
RollProxy - a bandwidth-saving mining proxy #bitcoin
Announcing RollProxy, a mining proxy... with a twist! RollProxy takes advantage of the X-Roll-NTime extension to minimize the number of getwork requests you send to pools. By keeping more requests local, it minimizes latency, while drastically reducing the load on upstream servers. The proxy will prove especially useful to those who run many miners on a single local network. Features Works with Bitcoin as well as with Litecoin and other cryptocurrencies that use the getwork protocol Makes persistent HTTP connections Supports long polling Per-worker statistics available via web interface Round-robin failover mechanism (more advanced strategies may be implemented in the future) Ability to connect through an additional proxy server Please note that your miners need not support the X-Roll-NTime extension; it's the pools you connect to that need to. If you connect to a pool tha...