Using Amazon EC2 to mine Dogecoin

…”Why dogecoin?

I didn’t really have a good reason to choose dogecoin, other than it was cheap, easy to mine given the difficulty, and has a community that does not take itself seriously. This was a learning endeavor, and given my non-seriousness about the whole thing, dogecoin fit the bill nicely.

Even though dogecoin has a lighthearted air to it, it is indeed a full-fledged cryptocurrency, based upon litecoin that uses scrypt as the proof-of-work algorithm.“…

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