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How can I estimate price of data storage? [duplicate]

I'd like to make estimations of the cost of an application, and one of the things I need is the price to store n kB of data on a contract. In ether and in USD. Where could I find rates or prices of ...
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Is there any price for storing data in contracts? [duplicate]

I want to create contract, which will be able to store data like array of: struct Funder { address addr_first; address addr_second; } How can I calculate gas fee for transactions ...
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What happens is somebody deploys illegal content to the public ETH blockchain? [duplicate]

Once a smart contract is out there on the blockchain, it can't be removed, it can only self-destruct. A smart contract can store around 1.49 GB of data (source: Is there a (theoretical) limit for ...
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How to calculate the costs of storing data in a contract? [duplicate]

Lets say, I want to create a smart contract that can receive a record of data per hours, e.g. hourly rates of ETH/EUR. These data would be stored in an array. What would each transaction cost me and ...
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Data storage : cost of contract size? [duplicate]

Ok so I'm trying to figure out how smart contracts work, excuse me if I'm missing something obvious. Smart contracts are a type of account, and are thus stored on the blockchain state. My question ...
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Can Ethereum handle storage of strings in volume? [duplicate]

I have someone who wants to put strings onto a private blockchain. He thinks it will be safe for his data. So the idea is to store names and addresses etc on the blockchain (private). I did some ...
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Storing document/file in blockchain [duplicate]

I am planning to do a POC on blockchain for uploading and verifying documents. I was wondering if I can store a complete document in blockchain. After some research on net most of the example, I found ...
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Storing string value in Solidity

Are there any restrictions on the length of the value that can be stored as type string in Solidity? I am trying to store a string value in the smart contract member field. The length comes to around ...
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Price of storing a hash SHA3 in Ethereum and Bitcoin

I'm involved in a Proof of Existence project and I need to know if it is convenient to create a private blockchain or we can use Bitcoin or Ethereum. I would like to know the price of storing a SHA3 ...
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Is the entire ethereum blockchain stored on my machine?

Blockchain n00b here with a background in software development using traditional data storage (SQL) and app runtimes. I realize that this question may have already been answered, but I am having ...
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Storing data in the blockchain inside a transaction

This question is related to this one and this one. I'm trying to store data in the blockchain inside the transaction data field: The second question offers a solution using a contract but is it ...
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Variable storage or persistency

Variables used in contracts do they get stored in Blockchain? If so does it require ether? If not how is persistent where is it stored?
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Is Ethereum suitable for a storage application?

I'm interested to make an app to store some data and I'd rather think that the blockchain might not be the only or the right solution for me. I'd like the users to contribute data and to make that ...
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Ethereum metadata limit

Couple of days ago Vitalik Buterin tweeted that Ethereum has no metadata limit. Is that true? Two major questions that bothers me, as a developer: I can store any amount of data inside contacts? ...
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Gas cost of database in Smartcontract

How can I store a "database" in a smart contract and how would the cost be calculated, what is going to cost me gas ? A practical exemple would be, I have an android app calling a smart contract with ...

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