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Burstcoin

The world's first HDD-mined cryptocurrency using the new algorithm, Proof-of-Capacity.

Striking Features

  • Proof of Capacity - ASIC Proof / Energy efficient mining
  • Fast sync. with multithread CPU or OpenCL/GPU (optional)
  • "Turing complete" smart contracts, via Automated Transactions (AT) https://ciyam.org/at/at.html
  • Decentralized Crowdfunding and Lottery via AT
  • Asset Exchange and Digital Goods Store
  • Advanced transactions: Escrow and Subscription
  • Encrypted Messaging

Specification

  • NXT based
  • Proof of Stake Removed
  • Proof of Capacity implemented
  • No IPO
  • No Premine
  • 4 minute block time
  • 2,158,812,800 coins total
  • Block reward starts at 10,000/block
  • Block Reward Decreases at 5% each month

Version History

  • 2016/16/11 New version release Burst 1.2.7
  • 2016/27/07 New version release Burst 1.2.6
  • 2016/19/07 New version release Burst 1.2.5
  • 2016/06/07 New version release Burst 1.2.4
  • 2016/01/11 Community takeover
  • 2015/04/20 New version release Burst 1.2.3
  • 2015/02/05 New version release Burst 1.2.2
  • 2015/01/20 New version release Burst 1.2.1
  • 2014/12/22 New version release Burst 1.2.0
  • 2014/11/04 New version release 1.1.5
  • 2014/10/18 New version release 1.1.4
  • 2014/10/04 Escrow transactions enabled
  • 2014/09/27 New version release 1.1.3
  • 2014/09/14 New version release 1.1.2
  • 2014/09/13 Stuck transactions statement
  • 2014/09/13 New version release 1.1.1
  • 2014/09/09 New version release 1.1.0
  • 2014/08/31 V2 mining pool now up
  • 2014/08/27 New version release 1.0.3
  • 2014/08/20 First pool (v1) now up
  • 2014/08/17 New version release 1.0.2
  • 2014/08/16 Statement regarding the difficulty adjustment
  • 2014/08/11 Statement regarding The pool situation

Build

Burstcoin can be build using maven or the compile scripts within this repository.

Links

For further information, please visit the following pages.

Home

https://web.burst-team.us

Block-Explorer

http://burstcoin.biz

Forum

https://forums.burst-team.us

Bitcointalk

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1541310 (New unmoderated)

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1323657 (Alternative moderated)

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=731923 (Original unmoderated)

Related repositories

https://github.com/BurstProject Original/Forked Burstcoin, ATDebugger, ATAssembler, POCMiner (Proof of concept plotter/miner), etc.

https://github.com/IceBurst/Burst Burst for Android

https://github.com/dawallet/ Burstcoin Win Client, Android App

https://github.com/Blagodarenko Blago's Windows Miner, PlotsChecker, etc.

https://github.com/de-luxe GPU assisted jMiner, Faucet Software, Address generator

https://github.com/BurstTools/BurstSoftware Windows Plot Generator for SEE4/AVX2

https://github.com/bhamon gpuPlotGenerator, BurstMine (graphical plotter/miner)

https://github.com/kartojal GUI for Dcct Tools, GUI for gpuPlotGenerator (linux)

https://github.com/Kurairaito Burst Plot Generator by Kurairaito

https://github.com/Mirkic7 Improved Linux Burst Plotter / optimizer / miner (linux)

https://github.com/uraymeiviar C Miner, Pool, Block Explorer, Plot Composer (linux)

https://github.com/mrpsion/burst-mining-system Web interface for Plotting and Mining

Additional Software

https://forums.burst-team.us/category/9/burst-software