Lightning Data

Lightning 201: Lightning Latency

In previous Lightning 201 articles we have written about changing how our Lightning nodes database works. Currently both Eclair and C-lightning use a SQLite3 database by default to store information related to their channels. Since SQLite cannot be used as …

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Surebits

2019 Year In Review

It was a busy and hectic, but productive, year at Suredbits.  We released a number of new services and technologies in 2019 that furthers the goal of democratizing data.  We are proud of our accomplishments and humbled by the support …

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Lightning 201: Failover Strategies For Lightning Nodes

Lightning Network adoption continues to proliferate in 2019. Last week Bitfinex was the first major exchange to adopt Lightning as a way to transfer BTC. Now you can deposit and withdraw BTC from their exchange in seconds.  One thing exchange …

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Neutrino

Implementing Neutrino

Thus far in our Neutrino series we’ve taken a deep dive into the details of what Neutrino is, why it’s great for users, how filters work, and how Neutrino uses them. At Suredbits, we have been implementing a Neutrino node …

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Neutrino

How Neutrino Works Part 2

At the beginning of this series we discussed Neutrino at a high level and looked at benefits for wallets. In the last post, we started our deep dive into the inner workings of Neutrino clients by detailing how probabilistic filters …

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Neutrino

How Neutrino Works Part 1

Previously we have discussed what Neutrino is and what it has to offer wallets as Bitcoin’s new light client. In this post we’ll dive into the details of how Neutrino works its magic. What Is It And Why We Need …

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Neutrino

Neutrino: Benefits For Wallets

In our first post on Neutrino, we discussed the state of Bitcoin light clients. Specifically we introduced Neutrino nodes and contrasted them to traditional Simplified Payment Verification (SPV) nodes. At Suredbits, we’re currently working on adding Neutrino support to Bitcoin-S.  …

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Lightning Conference 2019

This past weekend (Oct 19 and 20) the Suredbits team attended the first ever Lightning Conference in Berlin. The full lineup included speakers from startups, venture funds, independent developers, Bitcoin maximalist and everything in between. Complimenting the main conference were …

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Neutrino

Neutrino: What Is it And Why We Need It

Neutrino is the newest and coolest light client coming to the bitcoin ecosystem. It has some major differences from the currently widely used simplified payment verification light clients. In this series of posts, we will detail what Neutrino is, why …

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