A Bitcoin full node contains the complete Bitcoin blockchain, that is, all blocks that have been mined since January 3, 2009, when Satoshi Nakamoto mined the first Bitcoin block (block 0 or genesis block). The complete blockchain contains all transactions that have been processed by the Bitcoin network.

Full nodes download every block and transaction and validate them against Bitcoin consensus […]

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The applied rate for data transfer OUT from a Lightsail or EC2 instance to the Internet depends on the AWS region and varies from 90 USD to 170 USD per 1 TB.

For a Lightsail instance, both data transfer IN and data transfer OUT count toward the data transfer allowance of this instance. You can not control what is sent from the Internet to your Lightsail instance. That means, your […]

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Amazon Lightsail offers a simple way to host Virtual Private Servers (VPS) for a low, predictable price. In a few mouse clicks, you can create a Lightsail instance with pre-installed software, for example, with WordPress Content Management System (CMS), Nginx web server or Microsoft SQL Server Express database.

If you do not want to run images (blueprints) with pre-installed software, you can […]

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