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Why kademlia for p2p?

It seems pointless to me. I looked at the actual implementation. Kademila is used to discover peers, but there is no gained benefits. As when the node connects to peers, it simply just grab from the ...
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Is an accurate clock really required to participate in the Ethereum network?

The Ethereum documentation states: https://github.com/ethereum/homestead-guide/blob/master/source/network/connecting-to-the-network.rst#static-nodes-trusted-nodes-and-boot-nodes "An accurate clock ...
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How Are Transactions/Blocks Broadcasted

In Ethereum, when a node ‘broadcasts’ a transaction or block, what algorithm is used to broadcast that transaction or block to all the nodes? Also, how does this algorithm discover peers? What are ...
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Implement custom Ethereum client that asks Nodes for their connected neighbours

I'm new to Ethereum so please pardon my lack of knowledge on the field. For that reason my question might be too broad as well. I'm working on a project that visualises a topology graph of the whole ...
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If mining is on, on an Ethereum node on EC2 AWS instance, it is unable to connnect to peers on Azure

I am runing a private ethereum network with nodes on AWS and Azure. AWS EC2 - Mining Node & Azure - Peering node When the mining is on, in AWS node, the peering is lost intermitently, with Azure ...
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where to host my Java web app to fully decentralised?

I need a idea to host my webapp to be on some secure distributed network. my client doesn't want to deployed on aws or gcp. he wants it to be on decentralised network p2p. Your suggestion and advice ...
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How can two light nodes on a chain communicate individually?

Let's say I have two light nodes on a chain and I want them to exchange data ~3KB without appending anything to the chain. They are not on local network. How can I achieve it?