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Questions tagged [swarm]

incentivised, censorship-resistant decentralised storage

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Some questions about ethereum swarm

I have read https://swarm-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/up-and-download.html. But it does not make sense. So I want to ask a few questions. After syncing geth and swarm, I uploaded the data to swarm....
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IPFS Protocol upgrade or migrations

How would I migrate from IPFS, let says that I got 10M files linked by IPFS, and I want to migrate all of them to Swarm, how would I do that? The question in a different way: I want to use a new ...
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How to setup a Private Swarm Network

everyone. I have installed the swarm on a single host. I hope to setup a private swarm network (or cluster) consisted of multiple nodes (e.g., 5 nodes). I don't know how to do that? Should I setup a ...
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Why download from Ethereum Swarm too low?

I have two 100mbps servers. On server #1 I execute: swarm up 50mb.testfile On server #2 I execute: wget -O 50mb.testfile http://localhost:8500/bzz:/.../ I see download speed 70KB/s In swarm log I ...
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Can we use Ethereum Swarm to store normal data other than blockchain or dapp data.

I want some basic data to be stored like name and city phone no etc.So just want to ask can I use ethereum swarm just to store file and make several node to create decentralized storage.
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Difference between Bittorrent and Swarm?

In Bittorrent protocol I have .torrent file with info and tracker for data exhange. In swarm I have bzz protocol, I need upload file to swarm, exchange between users. Seems to be the similar. ...
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How to upload file to public swarm?

I have ubuntu server. I tried to make root@vid:~# swarm up 1.txt 65b03c05950213ae7d3d55659aabe1828c07ea79c30a4e61e44342a8b5d41653 root@vid:~# How can I see this file from my local Mist browser? ...
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Does Ethereum Swarm work?

I need to upload 8Tb data to Swarm. I read docs but I can't understand: does public swarm work?
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How can we calculate swarm storage cost?

I am trying to integrate ethereum to another fin-tech app, the basic idea is to store the transaction details on swarm and then pass the hash on ethereum network. I haven't used swarm earlier and I am ...
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How do I install an OLD version of Geth and Swarm?

I need to install an old version of Swarm : version 1.7.3-stable , but I can't figure out how to install it from the command line. I'm on Mac OSX. I've found these old downloads: https://geth....
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Running Swarm on AWS

After succesfully setting up a POA network on azure (hurray for 1 click deployment), i wanted to set up a private Swarm cluster (well , 1 node will do for testing). I took an AWS EC2 instance to save ...
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Problem installing Swarm

I have a problem installing Swarm. when i enter sudo apt-get install ethereum-swarm i get a problem saying : dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/ethereum-swarm_0.3.1+build14601+...
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Swarm in a Private Network

I have just finished installing Swarm and I managed to follow the documentation. I created a new account using geth account new and I connected using said account using the below line swarm -...
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Quorum Swarm: Can't find swarm account: no key for given address or file [duplicate]

While using Swarm in Quorum, I am getting the following error: Can't find swarm account: no key for given address or file Any similar encounters?
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How long do my files stay on IPFS when I upload it?

I'm trying to grasp the concept of how IPFS works. Say if I upload 1GB of data to IPFS. How long does it stay there? Or do I have to leave my computer on at all times for the file to be live on the ...
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In Ethereum and Swarm, Difference between Sharding and Chunking

Understand that in Ethereum further releases sharding will be included for scalability purposes. In swarm, "Chunks are pieces of data of limited size (max 4K), the basic unit of storage and retrieval ...
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MongoDB vs Ethereum Swarm

I am designing a DAPP. I have two options available for storage MongoDB OR Ethereum swarm(OR IPFS). As MongoDB also replicates data to multiple shards fault tolerance is available in MongoDB. What ...
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Does Swarm caches blocks like IPFS do?

When we retrieve a file through IPFS, it caches the file in IPFS' repository. Later when we want to fetch the same file or its updated version, only block that contains the changed character will be ...
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Swarm node crashes when uploading big files

I noticed that when I try to upload files which size are around 100KB or higher to swarm, my node crashes with the following message: "panic: runtime error: slice bounds out of range goroutine 27181 ...
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How do the ethereum components work together

hy i have been reading about the ethereum project and its components, i understand that there are 3 major components (EVM, swarm, whisper) Swarm is a peer to peer data sharing network in which ...
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When should I use Whisper or PSS over Traditional Message Channel like AWS SQS?

What are the benefits using Whisper or swarm/PSS over using a centralized service like Amazon SQS? My use-case is: deliver information (to say to another party that they should do an action in a ...
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Web3 Swarm File Upload

When ever I upload a file using the command web3.bzz.pick.file() on my private swarm network. I keep getting the error ReferenceError: mimetype is not defined If I upload the same file from the ...
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Connecting 2 ethereum swarm nodes

I have two geth nodes and I want to run 1 swarm node on each node. I made a boot node for the two swarm nodes to communicate with each other. I run the first swarm node with the following command ...
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How to import data from MySQL database to swarm

In an application which is all ready developed and deployed data is stored in MySQL database. I want to import that data into swarm. Reasons to import data in swarm - 1) All the data shall not be ...
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Store and retrieve data of MongoDb documents using hash which is stored in blockchain

Blockchain can not store and shall not be used to store all the data of users. There are 2 reasons for that - 1) To store data in blockchain requires gas price (transaction cost) 2) Since all blocks ...
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Backend on swarm

I am currently building a dapp on my server which I would like to port to swarm or ipfs and make it completely decentralized. The initial app will be these components - front end javascript app - ...
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Is it possible to delete files in SWARM?

If not what are some similar protocols to IPFS and SWARM that allow you to delete files?
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Using EVM or Swarm for datastore

I want to maintain a datastore of key value pairs. For example, I have users of my dapp input their favorite food. I would like to map their account to the food name. It is my understanding that I can ...
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Smart contracts that interact with swarm content

Is it possible for a smart contract to access swarm-content to perform an operation? For example, lets say a user uploads a document to swarm. I would then like to take access the contents of the ...
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How to upload contract metadata to Swarm from command line?

I'm running a geth node in a private network, and running swarm in singleton mode on that network. I'm deploying contracts via JSON-RPC; I'm not using JavaScript. I run the command solc --optimize --...
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Swarm ethereum installation in windows

I tried to install swarm in windows.swarm comes up with mist browser .after that I have started running a private block chain using my custom genesis bloc and started running swarm using this below ...
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What is the current state of distributed storage? [closed]

Swarm, IPFS, Filecoin, etc.. What project(s) is typically best practice for dapp storage and what is the current state and future roadmap for dapp storage? Any recommendations on the best dapp stack?
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Swarm web3 upload file from browser

Im following this documentation to implement an application that I pick a file with an input tag <input id="upload" type="file" /> and im tyring to upload using web3 js : document....
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How can I use swarm with metamask or parity node?

I want to use swarm, but I wan't to download the all blockchain data. Is it possible to use metamask or parity node instead?
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Mist 0.9 Freeze: Downloading Swarm binary: 78%

I am running a fully synched geth 1.7.1 local node on mainnet (--datadir "G:) Mist 0.8.10 loads and works fine However when I close Mist 0.8.10 and try to run Mist 0.9.0 or 0.9.1 it seems to freeze ...
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Possible to search swarm or blockchain?

I'm getting my feet wet in this blockchain world and looking to build a dapp based on Ethereum for maintaining an inventory of products. About 400,000 items that can be updated, removed or added to by ...
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Files in contract

I am new to blockchain technology and Ethereum. Have downloaded Mist and mined some ether in the testnet Ropsten, also made a greeter contract just to get the feeling of it. What I want to do is to ...
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Does Swarm incorporate the Git protocol like IPFS does?

Does Swarm use Git for updating documents, like IPFS does, or does it use something else? I couldn't figure this out from reading any of the documentation?
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Does the rinkeby test network have swarm?

Does the rinkeby test network have Swarm ? If so, how do I synchronise with it using Geth and Swarm binaries ?
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NodeSync - Node crashed while syncing? TypeError: Cannot read property 'timestamp' of undefined

Previously Mist wallet worked. Now it stops at 'Started Swarm' and writes this to console. I'm using Qubes with Debian-8 template. I start Mist by ./geth --synchmode "light" in the .config/Ethereum ...
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Does Swarm architecture supports streaming video files

Though the prototypes are less in number, swarm architecture is able to upload picture files (alpha tested in LETH android app).Is Swarm presently equipped to support streaming videos or pre-recorded ...
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Installing swarm is giving: unrecognized import path “context” (import path does not begin with hostname)

I was getting started with Swarm. I am trying to install Swarm and am following the official tutorial for it. Being specific I ran the following commands: sudo apt install golang git curl -O https://...
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A decentralized marketplace with Swarm/Whisper and Ethereum Smart Contract

I was thinking about a workflow where we could use Swarm, Whisper and Ethereum in order to sell any kind of digital data. I drew a sequence chart and I wanted to have some feedbacks: Is there ...
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Can't launch Mist with testRPC

On Win10 I downloaded and installed truffle and trying to do their recent "pet-shop" tutorial. At the Dapp stage, didn't manage to work with Metamask as suggested and tried Mist instead. I have ...
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How to develop large applications on top of blockchain?

I am trying to develop a social media platform on top of the Ethereum platform and integrate it with my currency (an ERC20 Token). This platform will allow users to post media files (articles/images/...
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What is swarm.exe?

After last update of mist I have swarm.exe process running and consuming lots of my CPU, IO and network bandwidth. What is it doing and is there a standard way to disable it, or reduce PC slowdown? ...
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Web3 1.0.0 import fails with Module not found: Error: Can't resolve 'child_process' in web3-bzz

I'm trying to use web3@1.0.0-beta11 on MacOs Sierra 10.12.5 Build works when I import only the web3-eth and web3-utils. When I import the whole web3 package then build fails with errors about swarm-...
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Looking for the Swarm code that initiates token addresses on the web

When I go to swarm website, the site next steps prompts and issues me an address. I am curious just how this works even though I don't have an account yet. Is my address then the account no? or does ...
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Status of Swarm vs IPFS

I have been studying ipfs for a few days.. still a newbie.. its a amazing protocol. So is Swarm. Correct me, if I am wrong, but right now ipfs cant be used for long term storage or even as a backup. ...
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What are the differences between the incentivisation systems for Swarm, IPFS and STORJ?

Reading this comparison between IPFS and Swarm, I came across this section: Filecoin is a sister project of IPFS, it adds an incentivisation layer to IPFS and relies on its own altchain. Proof of ...