Questions tagged [blocksize]

The amount of data included in each block

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How large is the Monero's sync file?

Just wondering, how large is it? I am kind of on a limited data plan here so I was wondering if I cold be able to download the whole thing before running out of bandwidth.
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Block cumulative size is too big

I'm getting this error after upgrading to 0.10.3: src/cryptonote_basic/cryptonote_basic_impl.cpp:114 Block cumulative size is too big: 165421791, expected less than 132478 Any ideas? Thanks!
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Reward penalty: how to control the block size?

I understand that there is a penalty for large block sizes and the miner who finds a large block only gets a portion of the nominal reward. But I fail to see how a miner, who just "packs" ...
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Median block size calculation

What's the easiest way to calculate the median size of the last 100 blocks programmatically? I have tried using monerod and the print_block and print_bc commands but neither shows the block size ...
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dynamic block size drawbacks

What are potential long term drawbacks of dynamic block size ? I mean bitcoin for some reason doesn't want to increase and\or make it dynamic. If scaling could be solved with just implementing dynamic ...
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What does CONOP mean and how does it relate to block sizes and scaling?

What has Monero done to address CONOP factors? How does the current Monero implementation compare to other existing cryptocurrency alternatives with regard to blocksize caps? Is the any research ...