Iota Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for users of Iota, the open-source cryptocurrency for IoT that does not use a blockchain

Most popular questions

52 Why does IOTA use a ternary number system? 2017-11-28T19:19:42.497

37 What are the prerequisites for shutting down the IOTA coordinator? 2017-11-28T21:01:34.817

31 How does the system sustain regular low-effort "splitting attacks"? 2017-12-04T09:21:12.027

27 What does the IOTA coordinator actually do? 2017-11-28T19:12:14.770

27 How to generate a seed safely? 2017-11-28T19:49:26.030

27 What is the total supply of IOTA? 2017-11-28T21:17:27.803

25 Estimation of network traffic for a Full Node 2017-12-10T21:15:15.990

24 Is it possible to send pictures to the Tangle? What is the data limit per transaction? 2017-11-29T14:47:17.400

24 How do subtangles work? 2017-11-30T12:01:59.077

23 What happens to a MAM (Masked Authenticated Message) Stream during a Snapshot? 2017-11-28T20:02:39.447

21 What can an attacker with 34% of total hash power do? 2017-11-28T21:18:35.170

21 What is an IOTA "bundle"? 2017-11-29T08:41:17.410

20 Consensus - what convergence properties does the tangle have when multiple conflicting transactions are built upon by different parts of the network 2017-11-29T15:25:58.640

19 How can I safely store my IOTA seed? 2017-11-28T19:23:12.077

18 Consensus - how is a single, non-conflicting graph (tangle) maintained? 2017-11-28T19:40:45.043

18 Why were 4-byte integers chosen as the best way of storing individual trits within IOTA software? 2018-04-28T05:13:27.740

17 How do I know if a pending transaction will be successful? 2017-11-29T15:47:27.390

17 Without the Coordinator, how will the network decide which double-spend succeeds? 2017-12-31T16:25:54.743

16 What kind of "invalid" transactions are transported by the network (and appear on tangle explorers?) 2017-11-28T20:43:01.757

16 How can I set up a cold storage? 2017-11-28T22:35:02.607

16 How to set up an IOTA Sensor for Data Marketplace? 2017-11-29T11:05:12.653

15 What is the distinction between a full node and a full public node? 2017-11-28T19:09:28.497

15 Will outsourcing POW ever be an issue? 2017-11-28T21:27:03.460

15 Why do some of my transactions have Weight Magnitude 16, although I have set it to 14? 2017-11-28T21:45:25.787

15 How does IOTA make itself resistant to quantum computing based attacks? 2017-11-29T21:19:26.603

15 Is it possible to cancel a transaction? 2017-12-04T16:23:42.120

15 What would an attacker have to pay per transaction in a large-scale spam attack? 2017-12-06T11:23:19.427

15 Technical documentation of the IOTA protocol 2017-12-14T15:17:29.513

14 What is the average transaction time in IOTA? 2017-11-28T21:58:21.337

14 What is the IOTA transaction data structure? 2017-11-28T22:23:42.697

14 What are timestamps and how are they connected to smart contracts? 2017-11-30T13:27:19.287

14 Can a node steal my seed? 2017-11-30T18:04:41.773

14 How does address reuse prevention affect scalability? 2018-02-25T13:00:00.283

13 Difference between "Reboadcasting" and "Reattaching" 2017-11-30T00:54:03.777

13 What information is leaked if I reuse an address? 2017-11-30T06:44:24.817

13 How is data stored in the tangle? 2017-11-30T17:36:40.673

13 How to provide an IOTA based service, considering the receiving address has to change on every withdrawal? 2017-12-06T13:59:35.350

13 What does the ATTACH TO TANGLE button do? 2017-12-08T07:36:51.493

13 Why does the signatureMessageFragment have a fixed size? 2017-12-12T18:39:14.830

13 How to determine how quickly the network detects double-spends? 2017-12-13T13:38:15.763

13 In the IOTA wallet, what does the Promote button do? 2017-12-19T16:44:54.767

13 Persistence of important data on the Tangle 2018-02-21T10:31:57.647

12 How do I set up a datastream for sale? 2017-11-28T19:41:01.407

12 How does reattaching a transaction increase the chance for confirmation? 2017-11-28T20:16:46.583

12 Is there a difference between branch and trunk transactions? 2017-11-28T20:24:35.990

12 Full node influence on scalability 2018-01-16T15:41:54.363

12 How can I start developing IXI Modules? 2018-02-08T21:52:26.960

12 How does the coordinator sign milestones without compromising the private key? 2018-02-19T15:15:34.523

11 What are the minimal system requirements to run a full IRI node? 2017-11-28T20:12:59.103

11 How do I set up a permanode? 2017-11-28T21:07:47.743