[Bitcoin-development] Proposed additional options for pruned nodes

Peter Todd pete at petertodd.org
Tue May 12 17:16:40 UTC 2015

On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 09:05:44AM -0700, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> A general assumption is that you will have a few archive nodes with the
> full blockchain, and a majority of nodes are pruned, able to serve only the
> tail of the chains.


Lots of people are tossing around ideas for partial archival nodes that
would store a subset of blocks, such that collectively the whole
blockchain would be available even if no one node had the entire chain.

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