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How did the Stellar Blockchain Network start?

Based on some searches I learned that Stellar was created by Jed McCaleb in 2014, does anyone know how did he start the network? I do not see any information regarding this online, can anyone help me ...
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Is it possible to submit transactions to Stellar Core directly without Horizon?

Is it possible to submit transactions to Stellar Core directly without Horizon? Or do you need to use Horizon for all interactions with the Stellar network?
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How does a node discover the quorums that it is in?

In order for a node to determine that a ledger has been confirmed, it needs to know that a proportion of other nodes in one of its quorum has accepted the ledger. In order to determine which nodes ...
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Who hosts and maintains Stellar Horizon server?

I'm thinking of developing apps on one of the Dapp platforms. When I skimmed through the Stellar doc, it seems the entry point to the network is the Stellar Horizon RESTful server. According to the ...
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Securing Stellar node

I would like to know how I can secure the Stellar node from unauthorized access. I run a Stellar node (still learning) as a Full validator with the following services on the default port. Stellar ...
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What's networkPassphrase used for?

I'm confused. The Stellar docs said there are currently three network maintained: testnet, standalone, and public. To differentiate between them we have to change the network passphrase. I know that ...
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Should an address be restricted from sending unlimited XLM to itself?

Hello Stellar Community, While testing our wallets yesterday we noticed that an address is able to 'send' itself more XLM than the current total supply limit, ex: 105 Billion XLM. Although the net ...
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Possible to get a list of account holders satisfying certain criteria using Horizon?

I would like to do some analysis of the layout of the Stellar network (maybe some basic graph theory and stats) and I would like to grab a list of all account holders that have had a payment operation ...
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What is the storage size and growth rate for the Live network?

I would like to sync with the live net, but so far couldn't search for any discussion on the costs and growth rate (archive & postgres). Thanks in advance.
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Issue establishing SCP with Public Network

I've successfully set up a watcher node on the TestNet and I'm trying to do likewise on the public network now. I've been using an adapted stellar-core.conf from the docs that looks like this: ...
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How to get a list of all nodes on the network

Is there a registry of some kind that I've missed? If not, how does one get an overview of the full Stellar network? I wouldn't mind if I had to 'spider' my way across nodes, asking each what its ...
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How is node membership handled on Stellar?

I'm looking through the whitepaper and getting a bit confused on an issue. (3.2 Examples and discussion) mentions a tiered structural approach similar to the Internet with various Tier 1 nodes run by ...
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How do I ensure that validator maintenance is safe for the overall network?

In the event of applying security patches, system upgrades, etc., how do I ensure the validators that depend on mine will not be affected when I have to turn off my validator?
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What prevents the Stellar Development Foundation from flooding the market with the ~90M XLM they hold?

I do trust the SDF, but am wondering if there is any mechanism in place to keep them in check.
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How do nodes in the Stellar network work?

Transactions are near-instantaneous in Stellar because of the Stellar Consensus Protocol. How exactly do the nodes verify transactions and check them with each other? Can a malicious node hurt the ...
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What are the best ways to calculate the time for XLM transaction based on the projected growth of the network?

I'm curious how to best estimate the time per transaction as the existing number of transactions double/triple/10x. Currently I know the infrastructure of federated endpoints is meant to optimize for ...