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State only node

Is it possible for the network clients to just keep the latest network state (without keeping track of the past transactions) while not harming the network security? That is, is it really needed to ...
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Smart Contract States

I have been encountering the word 'state' in a lot of research papers, and I was wondering what they exactly mean by the state of the smart contract. I am aware of the following answer; however, it ...
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What are the rules on persisting old transactions?

If a new node joins the network and attempts a full sync, it requires all transaction information from genesis to build up its chain state. To do this the transactions it receives must be the ...
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Syncing rinkeby testnet still imports new states entries

Hi I am syncing (fast) rinkeby testnet on SSD and as the img shows I'm on the 55777179'th state! is there a way to know how many states should I download to get the full sync ? and what about the ...