Running a Masternode

Running a Masternode

Nodes And Mining

In our recent posts, we have already talked about what nodes are and how we can use them for coin mining. Basically, a node is any device with an IP address that participates in a blockchain. Full nodes are online most of the time and store the copy of the whole blockchain, while light ones don’t. It is well known that a crypto user needs to be running a full node to be able to mine coins.


crypto mining

Nodes And Mining

As we already know, a node is an electronic device with an IP address that is connected to blockchain — that is, a computer, a laptop, or even a smartphone. Bound together, nodes form a decentralized network that works without a server, all information being stored on nodes directly. There are different types of nodes that vary by technical characteristics, the amount of time spent online, and visibility. In this article, we will be talking more about how nodes work and how to use them for cryptocurrency mining.


NOWNodes an security

Nodes And Security

So, you figured you would like to try getting into blockchain and see for yourself whether it works for you. Now what? If you aren’t dedicated enough to set up your own full node, might be a good idea to use the NOWNodes service to connect to full nodes of some of the most widespread cryptocurrencies. This is a simple and secure way to get into blockchain – but how exactly is it secure?