A research unit of the bitcoin exchange BitMEX launched analytical resource nodestats to gather information about the various implementations for Ethereum and compare their efficiency.

https://t.co/tIMusUv6rw provide metrics comparing the computational efficiency of the different Ethereum implementations. For instance by comparing requirements related to:
* CPU usage
* Memory (RAM)
* Bandwidth
* Storage space pic.twitter.com/fKZC3Zxw7Z

— BitMEX Research (@BitMEXResearch) March 13, 2019

Resource estimates the following parameters: CPU load, used memory (RAM), bandwidth, and volume, which takes the blockchain.

Note that BitMEX launched a full node on the basis of the client’s Parity. At the moment the synchronization lasts for 13 days, and Noda still trails by a couple hundred thousand units. In the future, slow speed sync can be a problem for AT from Parity, since the node will not keep pace with the growth of the blockchain. However, while researchers expect to complete the process within a few days.

While the slow initial sync is a potential problem, at least for our system setup, Ethereum has not yet reached a point where Parity cannot catch up, as the sync is faster than the rate of blockchain growth. Based on its current trajectory, the node should catch up in a few days pic.twitter.com/8mLkiqiENU

— BitMEX Research (@BitMEXResearch) March 13, 2019

BitMEX also found that sometimes node falsely reports completion of the synchronization, which potentially can be used to attack, but the probability of such a development remains extremely low.

The Parity node is full sometimes falsely reports that it is in sync, despite being a long way behind the chain tip. This potential bug could be exploited by an attacker, in some circumstances, but such an attack is not likely. In general the data integrity of this metric is poor

— BitMEX Research (@BitMEXResearch) March 13, 2019

Earlier it became known that BitMEX will launch its own client for network of bitcoin.

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