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Discussion on: Running Your Own Ethereum Node with Geth

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Noah Hein Author

It depends on whether or not you're syncing to the mainnet. If you're running a private node as I outline in the tutorial it doesn't take much space at all.

I didn't check; but it is a negligible amount memory.

If you're running an up-to-date Mainnet Ethereum node is around 830 gigs according to etherscan. (

While an archive node on Ethereum sits at around 7.5 terabytes: