Althea Development Update #70: Dueling scripts
Put on your night time sunglasses because I have a tale from our cyberpunk future, or present as it may be. How a poorly coded smart contract disrupted an ISP in rural Oregon.
Althea Development Update #69: Decentralization without compromises
Althea has taken the same base software ISPs use and applied some modern advancements. In short we've stacked our advantages and minimized our overhead to such a degree that we come out even with centralized ISP performance.
Althea Development Update #68: Time is relative for computers too
This issue got me thinking about the relativity of time on the routers. Our billing algorithm made the assumption that everyone did billing computations every 5 seconds, what would happen when that didn't hold true?
Althea Development Update #67: Chasing ghosts in the machine
Once you design a distributed system to handle any one point of failure you don't stop having failures, they just get more complicated and interconnected. Beta 3 is finally rolling out, after several