Node: a computer running code that participates in network operations


  • stores and syncs complete blockchain data, verifying all blocks and states
  • provides HTTP and GRPC APIs for external queries
  • essential for Super Representatives to generate blocks and package transactions

Lite FullNode

  • occupies less disk space, start up quickly
  • suitable for developers who only require block synchronization, transaction processing, and broadcasting

Client: Java software enabling user interaction with the network for access and functionality.