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Can we estimate how many node has the Bitcoin network? [duplicate]

Is it possible to estimate the amount of nodes (hosts) are connected to the Bitcoin network in a given time? Note: Here node means host.
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Any free bitcoind vps?

So let's say I'm developing a mining device that has some basic Ethernet or Wifi capabilities, but defiantly cannot run bitcoind. Let's also say that this device is open-source, so I cannot host a ...
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Opinions on Siacoin's cloud hosting platform? You mine Siacoins by hosting files, and their current storage rates are 10x less than AWS [closed]

I was hoping to get some insight on how useful or competitive Siacoin's file hosting platform is compared to competitors. You mine Siacoins by hosting parts of files, and they claim for their cloud ...
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Hosted bitcoin miner for my research?

As part of my research, I need to use a bitcoin miner to generate bitcoins & complete my study. I'm still in the very early planning stages, but I'm pretty sure I'll need a lot of mining to ...
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Can I pay someone else to operate a miner on my behalf?

Is there a company or individual out there that sells Bitcoin miners and holds them under their supervision for a fee? If so... I'd like to know.
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The setup steps for generating bitcoin addresses programmatically and checking for payments with walletnotify

I have read this question and done some investigation, and I want to make sure I have some of this right. If I have a server somewhere where I can install bit coin (I'm thinking bitcoin-qt on Ubuntu)...
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Self-hosted Bitcoin wallet for Linux with API?

I'm looking for some Bitcoin wallet software I can host locally on my Linux server that provides either an API or webhooks for detecting when Bitcoin transactions have completed. I also need a way to ...
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Can too big hosted mining service be mitigated by allowing customers to choose mining pool?

Let's say a company is hosting mining hardware, either hosting customers' hardware or renting out the hashes produced by hardware owned by the company, or both. So the company is physically ...
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Security advise on setting up a gambling Bitcoin site

I have written a Bitcoin gambling site and am planning on the best approach to host it/manage it securely. The site is implemented in Java using the BitcoinJ API and servlets etc are handled via the ...
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How to run a bitcoind on a hosting securely?

I'm developing a web site which should receive bitcoins and display the amount of received coins. As this is my first bitcoin experience I would like to know if the following scheme is secure enough: ...
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VirCurEx - Balance vs Available Balance

So I have a VirCurEx account and I moved 1.5 BitCoins over to it... After the transaction was complete (like a day ago) I was checking and the website said "Balance - 1.5" which is correct but then ...
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Can Bitcoin be run in a shared hosting environment?

Can bitcoind be installed and run on shared hosting? Has anyone successfully done this? If not why not.
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Where are Bitcoin online casinos hosted?

With a few Bitcoin-powered online casinos popping up every now and then, I am wondering where they are hosted and if they operate legally in the given area?
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Running a store through Tor - what are the setup options available?

I am required to setup a store that will operate through Tor and accept Bitcoin payments only. I know I can run the standard client on the server and make it connect to peers only through Tor. However,...
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Which VPS providers are the most popular or notable for hosting bitcoind instances? [closed]

A lot of people wanting to create their own service communicating with a bitcoind instance use virtual servers for hosting due to the low associated costs. Which service providers are the most popular ...