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1 week to download and syn just one third of the blockchain ... despite using geth

I am a newbie, also having severel trouble downloading/syncing the blockchain. Mist Wallet 0.81 installed, got it working about half a year ago, but not now any. I tried a complete download using ...
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How large is the blockchain?

I've been trying to download the blockchain for days now... My chaindata folder is currently at 12.5 GB...just how large is this blockchain?
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Is it possible to use a multisig wallet without downloading the whole blockchain? [duplicate]

Related: What are the Ethereum disk space needs? Is there a way to set up an Ethereum wallet without downloading the whole blockchain? Is it possible to have it installed and use some clever ...
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What is state-trie pruning and how does it work?

Several sources mention the idea of state-trie pruning. What is that, and is it currently being implemented on the network? Is this a manual process or can it be done automatically? If Ethereum is ...
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The exact size of Ethereum full node blockchain [duplicate]

I have been trying to get the answer to this question for an article that i am writing:'What is de current size of a full node (e.g. a node that has the encapsulates the whole ethereum blockchain ...
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What is the actual blockchain size? [duplicate]

I am trying to find the actual size of the etherum blockchain. I just found older posts that says it is around 21GB. What are the Ethereum disk space needs?
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What is the composition of the blockchain database?

From axic's explanation of the structure of the ethereum database, we learned that data is stored in Merkle Patricia tries, usually inside a LevelDB store. It consists of structures such as blocks, ...
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How to estimate capex and opex

I'm doing some research about the use of open blockchain in different context. I'm trying to find the best way to evaluate capex and opex for: hardware requirements (full node vs light node with geth ...
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What is the approximate bandwidth used for first sync? [duplicate]

I began syncing the ethereum blockchain the other day and to my horror 2GB had downloaded with no sign of stopping. I've very limited bandwidth, so I cancelled the sync. Does anyone know how much ...
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Does anyone know how I can get this to sync to the network - no blocks downloading

I have been trying to get my Mist application to sync to the Ethereum network. I tried running geth directly also, screen shots below. Blockchain not syncing
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Mist not synching/opening

My hard drive was recently replaced due to internal damage and the old data was uploading onto the new hard drive. Since then when opening ethereum wallet 0.7.3 it is stuck and wount synch. the ...
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ethereum ledger size

I don't understand quit well what are the requirements on the disk volume to run a full node of ethereum and what is its expected growth. e.g. for now I have the following volume distribution across ...
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Blockchain size projections [duplicate]

What are the growth projections for the size of the Ethereum blockchain? Is it too early to start talking about the need for side chains? Will economics naturally pressure DAPPS to either choose the ...
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What is the utilisation level on the Ethereum blockchain? [duplicate]

How many transactions are currently executed on the Ethereum blockchain and how does this compare to other blockchains?
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How big is the Ethereum blockchain now (May 2016)? And what is it expected to be in the future? [duplicate]

How big is the Ethereum blockchain now (May 2016)? And what size is it expected to be in the future? a) Now b) One month from now c) Two months from now d) One year from now

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