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What Is A Full Node?

A full node is a set of programs that fully validates transactions and blocks across Quai Network. Almost all full nodes help the network by accepting transactions and blocks from other full nodes.
In Quai Network, a full node represents a computer that is running all 13 blockchains within the network. It is possible to run any sized subset of the network. Example node set ups:
  • Running all of Cyprus (Region 1) would consist of Prime, Cyprus, Cyprus 1, Cyprus 2, and Cyprus 3: totaling 5 blockchains.
  • Running on just Cyprus 1: totaling 1 blockchain.
  • Running Cyprus 1, Cyprus 2, Cyprus 3: totaling 3 blockchains.

Requirements to Run a Full Node

Minimum:
  • CPU with 2+ cores
  • 4GB RAM
  • 20GB free storage space to sync
  • 8 MBit/sec download Internet service
Recommended:
  • Fast CPU with 4+ cores
  • 16GB+ RAM
  • Fast SSD with at least 100GB free space
  • 25+ MBit/sec download Internet service
Disclaimer: These requirements may change over time as the network grows.

Costs And Warnings

Running a Quai Network full node comes with certain costs and can expose you to certain risks. When running a full node, be sure to always use the proper precautions to secure your wallet and device.
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