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Ethereum validators for a shrad. How do they sync up?

Validators are maintained by the Beacon chain, and then they are PRNG'ed by RANDAO for a time period t. So every validator could be told to propose or attest any block from a shard. The thing is as ...
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How large network traffic is expected for Ethereum 2.0 Staking node?

Would be interested what can be rough estimated network costs of running full staking client. For staking it's currently required to run: Eth1 node (Not counting initial sync which require initial ...
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How to run slasher slashing detectors in Ethereum 2.0?

"A validator client will likely store tens or hundreds of MB of historical votes to prevent slashings." (Source) Do beacon nodes or validator clients automatically run slashing detectors? If ...
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What is the tech stack behind the Teku client?

What are Teku's major components? What databases did it consider and decide on? Are there architectural elements and market goals that are particularly differentiated from how other beacon chain ...
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What is the tech stack behind the Prysm client?

What are Prysm's major components? What databases did Prysm consider and decide on? Are there elements in Prysm's architecture that are particularly differentiated from the other beacon chain ...
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What is the tech stack behind the Lighthouse client?

What are Lighthouse's major components? What databases did it consider and decide on? Are there elements in its architecture that are particularly differentiated from how other beacon chain clients ...
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Will Eth 2.0 be implemented in geth (go-ethereum) or will it run on a new client?

Geth is the official implementation of Ethereum based on the coding language Go. Currently, there are 8 teams that are building Eth 2.0 https://www.coindesk.com/next-gen-buidlers-the-8-teams-working-...