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Last February I released Decentralizer, both in graphical (GUI) and command line (CLI) versions: a companion app for Sia renters giving you more control over your contracts and more safety for the data distribution. Last May I released the SiaStats Hosts Monitor: a free service that is evaluating and benchmarking on real time the capabilities of each host, helping and alerting their operators when issues arise, and letting renters to know which hosts suits them the best.

Wouldn’t be fantastic to see the performance scores of the Monitor directly on the Decentralizer dashboard? To be able to easily avoid misfunctioning…


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A note from the Sia team: We want to thank Hakkane for taking the time to write this great post. If you’ve built on Sia and are interested in writing about your experience, send us an email.

We are never short of numbers in this age of big data — in fact we are overrun. What we are always short of is good questions that transform that wealth of numbers into actionable insights. Results that could help us make better decisions. I attended a genetics conference recently (believe it or not, I am not a programmer by profession, but rather…


Hakkane (Salva Herrera) is an independent third-party blockchain developer and owner of SiaStats.info. SiaStats is a website devoted to presenting reliable and credible real-time statistics of the Sia blockchain. By providing independently contrasted statistics about mining pools, it also strives to make the Sia mining sphere a safer space.

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I often imagine blockchains as towers made of crystal. Bright, fascinating, landmarks looming above the fields of cryptography, data science and economics. Inspiring but also intimidating for those that approach them. Solid… yet completely transparent. The ledger of transactions is public, continuously validated by each participating full node. Every user can…

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