Running Bitcoin Core v0.7 and Earlier
An exploration into eccentricities of trying to sync extremely old versions of Bitcoin Core.
2021 Bitcoin Node Performance Tests
Testing full validation syncing performance of 7 Bitcoin node implementations.
2021 Altcoin Node Sync Tests
Testing full validation sync performance of 16 altcoin node implementations in 2021.
Bitcoin Full Validation Sync Performance
Testing full sync of five Bitcoin node implementations.
How to Save Bitcoin's Node Network from Centralization
Decentralization is the most important property of the bitcoin network. Without it, many of bitcoin’s other properties, such as its ability to facilitate transactions without a third party or provide a permissionless platform for innovation, would be compromised.
To Node or Not to Node?
Should you run a Bitcoin node?