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Node services

FULL NODES

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The Full Node deployment service for a chain will CEASE once Ankr launches a Developer API service for it. Current full nodes running will have 30 days to move the service over to the API. For most users, this represents a performance improvement at a cost savings.

Full Node Deployment gives you the ability to launch nodes to 45+ chains in minutes on-demand.

This service deploys nodes in containers to bare metal servers.

Use cases

Full Nodes are useful for building dApps without high performance requirements.

  • PROS

    • Instant deployment and nodes on demand
    • Connect your application to the blockchain without complicated configuration
    • Freedom from node management pain
    • Add nodes on demand
  • CONS

    • Sync delays with blockchain after initialization. Syncing can take hours, days, and for archive modes, even weeks.
    • Individual nodes aren't optimized for sudden variations in traffic. This can lead to bottlenecks and/or errors.

Validator nodes (staking nodes)

Ankr offers validator nodes for these chains. These are accessible from app.ankr.com

We also can run a private ethereum validator through our Institutional Staking experience.