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ELI5: What is a full node?ELI5: What is a full node?
2019-01-18 19:27:57   Discuss  A full node is a network connected computer that runs the official cryptocurrency client and has a complete and synchronized copy of the blockchain. When Bitcoin first appeared, everyone running the client program it was a full node. Not only that but every client was a miner too and could earn a few BTC per day just to keep the software running. We all know how mining changed with GPU's and ASIC's and suddenly mining using a regular CPU-run program was no longer profitable. So the early concept of... Continue reading.

Running A Full Node - Bitcoin Running A Full Node - Bitcoin
December 27, 2018 6:55 PM Discuss Use this QR code or address below Support the Bitcoin network by running your own full node A full node is a program that fully validates transactions and blocks. Almost all full nodes also help the network by accepting transactions and blocks from other full nodes, validating those transactions and blocks, and then relaying them to further full nodes. Most full nodes also serve lightweight clients by allowing them to transmit their transactions to the network and by notifying them when a transaction affects their wallet. If not enough nodes perform this function, clients won't be able to connect through the peer-to-peer network'they'll have to use centralized services instead.
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Support the Bitcoin network by running your own full node Support the Bitcoin network by running your own full node
February 20, 2018 4:49 PM Discuss Use this QR code or address below Support the Bitcoin network by running your own full node A full node is a program that fully validates transactions and blocks. Almost all full nodes also help the network by accepting transactions and blocks from other full nodes, validating those transactions and blocks, and then relaying them to further full nodes. Most full nodes also serve lightweight clients by allowing them to transmit their transactions to the network and by notifying them when a transaction affects their wallet. If not enough nodes perform this function, clients won't be able to connect through the peer-to-peer network'they'll have to use centralized services instead.
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