Questions tagged [cost-of-node-option]

The cost of whether or not you'll exercise the *option* of running a node respective to the advantages of running a node.

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What are the factors that drive the cost of bitcoin mining?

Bitcoin mining is vital for maintaining the integrity of the blockchain ledger. If the cost of bitcoin mining gets too high and enough miners give up, the ledger will not be maintained properly and ...
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How do Bitcoin and Litecoin compare in scalability?

Bitcoin and Litecoin are very similar, however they differ in the hash algorithm, the block interval and reward schedule. How do these characteristics impact the scalability in terms of e.g. ...
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Personal computer to use for bitcoin client

My understanding is that anyone with a computer can download a Bitcoin client such as Bitcoin Core, and then they can interact with the Bitcoin network: accept Bitcoin, pay Bitcoin, and view the state ...
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RAM usage of very small systems

What is the absolute bare minimum RAM required for a full node. So for example a pi zero with 512MB RAM, could that act as a full node? If not what components are causing the RAM usage, my own ...
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Blockchain long run issue

the last days I have thinking about the bitcoins and the technical issues that can have this currency, I am a computer science guy, with many interest in the global economy. The first question that I ...