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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 ...
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SWARM .ETH help

I got 3dhdwallpapers.eth name and set content resolve to a swarm hash 4197442eceb1c1d4a0c7af21e17cb48e990a07ba2d6f72d7e9c09efd172279cc and I run command publicResolver.setContent(namehash('...
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Is the swarm really a false promise?

The swarm doesn't support the backend of a website (this part I think we're working on with minimongo), and the block chain can't store confidential information... unless it's encrypted. Okay, so, is ...
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Can't access swarm 8500 port from outside

I run local swarm node, so I can access it from localhost:8500. RPC request works fine locally. But when I try to send requests to swarm rpc from another server, it is not accessible. I see port 8500 ...
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Guard access to digital assets

In the datamarket project http://datamarket.at/ we would like to guard access to digital assets (data, services) which will not be stored on the Ethereum ledger. We will guard access to these ...
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what is the difference between Swarm and BigchainDB?

Are both Swarm and BigchainDB complementary to ethereum or do they function independently? What are their applications?
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Unable to connect to the Swarm testnet

I'm trying to connect to the swarm testnet. I followed the swarmdemo.test tutorial (http://swarm-gateways.net/bzz:/swarmdemo.test/) and I referred to the official documentation (http://swarm-guide....
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How to copy a file to swarm file system (fuse aka swarmfs)?

I have mounted a swarm file system (fuse aka swarmfs). It shows the previously uploaded file (using 'swarm up file1.txt' command) in it. However, I cannot copy any file inside it. It is throwing ...
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How to access Swarm content from ethereum smart contract using oraclize

I am trying to access the content in a file that I uploaded to Swarm using oraclize. I found a smart contract in https://github.com/oraclize/ethereum-examples/blob/master/solidity/Swarm.sol I was ...
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What are Storj and Sia and how different are they from Swarm and IPFS

I have recently discovered some blockchain based storage technologies like Storj and Sia. I have vaguely understood that they rely on their own blockchain with their own cryptocurrency. But why are ...
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testRegistrar is failing with error (ReferenceError: 'testRegistrar' is not defined at :1:1)

I am trying to host my own website of Swarm. But I am getting the following error (the last line in bold) when trying to register: >eth.accounts ["0x090c84e3ae32dcd38be0525223e87ac3393a763e"] ...
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Truffle SWARM and IPFS Integration

I am now able to use truffle to deploy my contracts in my private blockchain. Now I want to understand how to integrate truffle with SWARM and IPFS for web app deployment. It will be helpful if you ...
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I can't get swarm installed

I am following instructions in: http://swarm-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/installation.html and when i run this command : go get github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum , it shows me an error . Anyone has ...
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Swarm can't resolve my domain from ENS: 'no contract code at given address'

I carefully followed the ENS tutorial to register an .eth domain with the auction registrar. However, after pointing my resolver to my swarm content, I receive the following message from my swarm node ...
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ERROR: NetworkId mismatch

I got stuck with the error: ERROR: NetworkId mismatch: 3 (!= 1100) Running geth node with parameters: geth --rpccorsdomain "*" --ipcapi "admin,eth,miner" --rpcapi "eth,web3" --networkid 1100 --...
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Swarm local node vs swarm-gateway.net

I've just uploaded through my Swarm node a very straightforward AngularJs app (index.html, app.css, app.js and lib.js) using this command: $ swarm --recursive --defaultpath /home/gjeanmart/workspace/...
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Run Swarm but don't store any data

I've just set up Swarm. It's amazing. My domain names now serve swarm pages. http://eth.ie/bzz:/75de632463a8ea86ce859945e74a502f4cea67e8cdf4c8ced5712621c38a7578/ http://ethereum.ie/bzz:/...
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Access Swarm content from a smart contract

Right now there is no instruction in the Ethereum VM to access resources stored on Swarm. Is there a plan to add such a feature?
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How to create a git repository on swarm?

I'm running geth --testnet on ropsten testnet and attached a swarm node to it. Now I should be able to use mango to host my git repositories on swarm. I installed mango-admin and git-remote-mango ...
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How to point a domain registered with ENS to swarm content?

I'm hosting my web site on swarm now. And I registered a .test FIFS domain to point to it: 5.test I can verify that I am the owner of that domain with the ensutils.js: > ens.owner(namehash('5....
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Is it possible to define a default index for directories hosted by swarm?

I've uploaded my homepage to swarm, using the --recursive flag, i.e.: 0 ✓ user@ursae ~/.src/github.com/5chdn $ swarm --recursive up co/ I0115 11:32:09.046878 upload.go:195] uploading file co/...
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SWARM replication and partitioning

With SWARM, can ALL files be split/partitioned and/or replicated onto a Minimum Limit number of nodes whilst uploaded to the network? Could the Minimum Limit number be >50 nodes and the replication >...
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SWARM : Running singleton mode

I am trying to get Swarm to run properly on my machine. I followed the instructions mentioned here and also saw this SE question, but couldn't get it to run with the necessary parameters. I'm stuck at ...
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Legal Implications of Running a Swarm node in a VPS / Server [closed]

I fully support Swarm and I would like to be part of it and provide a node/farm to the Swarm network, so my questions are. 1.-While many VPS providers are fine with you running an Ethereum node many ...
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How does the incentive system for Swarm work?

I have skimmed some of the documentation/white paper for Swarm, the decentralized storage system, but I'm having difficulty understanding how the incentive system works (i.e. motivation for people to ...
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How does one enable and use SWARM demon & Whisper messaging functionality provided by Geth 1.5?

The release notes for Geth 1.5 states that: The Swarm daemon (bzzd) and associated helper tools are included and somewhat functional. Whisper v5 PoC code is included in the repository, but not ...
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Is possible to transfer data between nodes using cpp-ethereum's whisper protocol?

Right now I am working on developing a standalone application in C++ using libraries of cpp-ethereum, I was looking at the source code for cpp-ethereum and an idea stuck into my mind that wouldn't it ...
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How to run a swarm gateway?

I see there are web-gateways to enable early access to swarm hosted content. http://swarm-gateways.net/bzz:/swarm/ http://web3.download/bzz:/swarm/ I read they are more down then running, I am ...
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Question on the terms 'distributed' and 'decentralised'

I am writing a paper on distributed ledger technologies, an umbrella term I have borrowed to put everything that has any relation to blockchains and distributed consensus. Under this umbrella term I ...
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How to access files hosted on swarm?

The swarm roadmap suggests that the orange paper series and a landing page is released on swarm. There is also an internet gateway for swarm: http://swarm-gateways.net/bzz:/theswarm.eth/ But how to ...
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How can I store big files on the blockchain?

I can hardly create transactions larger than 100kiB. I am wondering, is it possible to store huge files (several MiB or GiB) on the blockchain? If so, how?
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Truffle framework with storage

How can I integrate truffle with swarm or ipfs for permanent document storage? Are there any libraries?