We have set up a private Ethereum node for our blockchain application connected to the mainnet. The node runs on a server with 2TB SSD, 4 CPU and 6GB memory. It's been syncing for about a week and is currently at block ~5,000,000 (around 900GB of disk space).
Since it's taking quite a long time to sync compared to the
fast sync mode - which also takes less disk space - I wonder if there's any obvious benefits to running it in the
archive mode and if we could potentially run into problems if we were to switch to the