Less Than 40% of Ethereum Nodes Have Upgraded with Just Four Days to Go

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Ethereum nodes upgrade for Istanbul, Dec 2019This is tracking only 3,500 ethereum nodes defined as “ready & synced clients seen on the Ethereum network in the last 24 hours.” There’s around 7,000 reachable nodes, but only half of those are apparently live, and of those less than half have upgraded. Just 38% of ethereum’s Geth nodes and only 42% of Parity’s nodes have upgraded with just four days to go until activation. According to ethernodes, 1035 Geth nodes have upgraded, but nearly 1,700 have not. Meaning nodes that have not upgraded will not quite be able to run after December 7th. Presuming miners and businesses have upgraded, then the total percentage doesn’t necessarily matter as other nodes only validate for themselves, rather than for the public like businesses or for producing blocks like miners.

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Just 38% of ethereum’s Geth nodes and only 42% of Parity’s nodes have upgraded with just four days to go until activation.

According to ethernodes, 1035 Geth nodes have upgraded, but nearly 1,700 have not. For Parity 338 have upgraded and close to 500 have not.

Ethereum nodes upgrade for Istanbul, Dec 2019

This is tracking only 3,500 ethereum nodes defined as “ready & synced clients seen on the Ethereum network in the last 24 hours.”

There’s around 7,000 reachable nodes, but only half of those are apparently live, and of those less than half have upgraded.

Presuming miners and businesses have upgraded, then the total percentage doesn’t necessarily matter as other nodes only validate for themselves, rather than for the public like businesses or for producing blocks like miners.

So at a technical level it doesn’t matter too much that less than half have upgraded as far as the network is concerned, but this is a hard fork. Meaning...

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