Types of Nodes in Blockchains

What are the nodes used for?

How does this happen?

Key tasks that nodes solve:

  • Confirmation of new blocks;
  • Safe storage of the block transaction history;
  • Updating other nodes in the blockchain to make sure all the nodes in the chain have the most current information.

Typology of nodes

Full validator node

Validator functions:

  • approval or rejection of transactions;
  • study of the payment model for network participants;
  • check records and calculate market statistics;
  • observation of polls for voting.

Tracking / tracing nodes

Archive node

Audit node

Miner nodes

Masternodes and supernodes

Node staking

Lightning nodes

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