Mine Virtual Quark Currency, an addendum to “The Bitcoin gold rush reminds us that infrastructure matters” | Think a Cloud.
While discussing the impact of virtual currency on cloud infrastructure can be thought provoking, my inner “techie” also wanted to mine some virtual coins. A previous post, “The Bitcoin gold rush reminds us that infrastructure matters“, raised questions about what the future of cloud infrastructure will look like. Will the trend towards homogeneous commodity hardware continue or will new workload types emerge that demand specialized hardware? This post talks about the experience of mining virtual coins.