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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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Ethereum Blockchain Size

I synchnorized Ethereum blockchain in my AWS Ubuntu 16.04 server with 110GB Hard Disk. The command I used is geth --syncmode=fast --cache=1024 According to bitinfocharts, the total size of Ethereum ...
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How big will the Ethereum state grow?

Yesterday Dec 6th 2017 the number of Ethereum accounts grew to 13.4 million. The size of the chaindata of a pruned Ethereum node is now, depending on the mode, somewhere between 25 and 40 GB? As more ...
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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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Geth takes more than 26 Gb in --fast mode!

I run geth with the arguments below: geth --fast --cache=1024 --datadir ./.ethereum Now the datadir (.ethereum) takes more than 26Gb and the syncing process is continue. Is it OK? Because it looks ...
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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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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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Where is Ethereum hosted?

I understand the Ethereum is decentralized. But shouldn't there be some primary nodes that host it? Kind of like the internet has primary nodes that originated in universities? I mean the blockchain. ...
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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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Blockchain size versus DAG file size

I am a neophyte(noob) in cryptocurrencies so I'm here at stackexchange with this question, what is the difference between blockchain size and dag file size? Because what actually confused me was the ...
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Block Chain Size? [duplicate]

I was wondering what the block chain size is on everyone's system. I have fully synchronized and find that the chain data folder continues to slowly increase in size, as is to be expected. However,...
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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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Is it possible to sync on the testnet -Ethereum-? [closed]

I want to learn about blockchain and installed ethereum, web3, node.js and npm in a VM. The problem is that this machine has only 512MB ram, 5GB Disk e CPU I don't really have an idea but wouldn't ...
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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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What happens to my blockchain download if there is a sudden ISP outage?

I've been downloading the blockchain using Geth --rpc so that my computer can mine ethereum, however it's been downloading for 3 days and is at roughly 23GB's in size (yesterday it was 25GB's). Though ...

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