Difference between revisions of "Stratum"
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Stratum protocol is used for pooled mining as a replacement for obsolete [[Getwork|getwork]] protocol. mining service specification available on [http://mining.bitcoin.cz/stratum-mining/ Slush's pool website]. Other examples are available on [https://www.btcguild.com/new_protocol.php BTC Guild's website]. See also [https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=55842.0 on the forums] and [http://blog.bitcoin.cz/stratum the official site].
Revision as of 15:42, 7 April 2014
Stratum is a proposal for an open source client-server "Overlay" protocol that enables thin clients (currently used by Electrum client). Stratum protocol is also used for pooled mining as a replacement for obsolete getwork protocol. Full mining service specification is available on Slush's pool website. Other examples are available on BTC Guild's website. See also on the forums and the official site.
Tables showing miner/server support for Stratum mining protocol:
|Server||get transactions||dynamic difficulty||job frequency||resume|
|HHTT||No||No (User selected difficulty)||30s||No|
|50BTC||No||No (User selected difficulty)||5s||No|
|Ozcoin||No||Yes or user selected||30s||No|