The Role of Nodes And Why You Should Run a Full Node

The Role of Nodes And Why You Should Run a Full Node

Full nodes are ledgers in a blockchain network. They keep and have every single transaction ever made on the record. Before continuing, I want to clarify these ledgers (full nodes) are not specific to Bitcoin and is essential to ANY cryptocurrency that defines itself as decentralised.

But for the sake of this article and easy-understand, I will talk only about the Full Nodes of the Bitcoin network, however, keep in mind that for the most part, full nodes in any cryptocurrency blockchain work pretty much the same way.
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