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How is data stored in the tangle?

Your metaphor putting luggage in an empty train and someone in the next station opens the door and gets the bags out is actually quite accurate because that's basically whats happening. Except ...
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Where does all Tangle data goes after a Snapshot?

A snapshot is designed to reduce the size of the tangle to reduce memory burden on nodes. It does this by pruning historical addresses and transactions and saving a baseline of balances at the time of ...
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How is data stored in the tangle?

All the data will remain in the Tangle. If one could take out the dataset one could change the data and you will never know. By leaving it in the Tangle and distributing it you can always be sure you ...
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Where does all Tangle data goes after a Snapshot?

Snapshot are publicly available for download. For instance here : https://gist.github.com/paulhandy/5eda521316dec87011128c64722aa20c Additionnaly, there will be also Permanodes where the full history ...
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How much memory is needed on a full-node?

I would not advice you to have a Full Node with less than 4GB of RAM at least. Also, to have it 24/7 is esential if you really wanna help the network and have a synced & usefull node. I can ...
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Spam consequence on perma-nodes?

Iota uses POW to protect the tangle against abusive spamming. Spamming the network consume CPU/GPU power because you need to find the appropriate nonce for the spam transaction. Already today, it ...
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IOTA network actual usage

That is correct. Currently there is no official way to store data permanently in the tangle. However, the IF is working on so called "permanodes" which will store the transaction data infinetly. With ...
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How is data stored in the tangle?

Addresses make up the composition of the tangle. When you send a transaction, whether its 0 IOTAs, 1000 IOTAs, has a tag, has data attached to it, everything you send gets stored at the address you ...
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