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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 size of the blockchain in 2017? [duplicate]

I have been running the geth with the --fast option to get the blockchain. So far my computer has been running for nearly two days only this program. The current size of my chaindata folder is 30 GB, ...
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Current Disk Space requirements for a pruned parity node? [duplicate]

I want to keep the disk usage to under 30GB, is it possible with --pruned fast ? Or any other config. If its not possible, what is the smallest disk requirements as of recently
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What is the size of the Ethereum blockchain for full and light nodes? [duplicate]

What is the size of the Ethereum blockchain for full and light nodes? What is the size of the Ethereum blockchain, and where can I look it up? Furthermore, does the size depend on the particular ...
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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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As of Feb 2016, how big is the ethereum blockchain size and its monthly growth rate? [duplicate]

As of Feb 2016, how big is the ethereum blockchain size and its monthly growth rate? Does the blockchain implement anything with pruning to reduce its size in the near future?
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Ethereum blockchain size as of March 2017 (geth --fast and others) [duplicate]

What is the size of the Ethereum blockchain as of March 2017? I am just starting with geth --fast -cache=1024, but I would also be interested in other clients or other downloading methods. I know ...
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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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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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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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Current Blockchain Size - geth and Parity? [duplicate]

As of 09.09.2017, can anyone tell me the current disk space requirements of the blockchain, when using Geth and when using Parity? Please assume invoking with no options.
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Ethereum disk space needs? [duplicate]

What are the disk space requirements for a full sync in Ethereum network in the following cases: Main Ethereum Network : 667.10 GB Ropsten Test Network : 26.2 GB Kovan Test Network Rinkeby Test ...
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Provisioning a VPS - help predicting disk space needs [duplicate]

I am going to provision a VPS for a Parity ETH node. Can anyone give me a guess what my disk space needs will need to be for the Parity download of the Mainnet blockchain? Date is 12 September 2017. ...
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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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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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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 ...