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Setups

There are two ways to connect to the BDN:

1. Running a Gateway: This requires you to run your own node.

2. Cloud-API or Cloud Shared Gateway: Does not require you to run your own node

Running a Gateway

  • Gateways peer with your node and propagate both blocks and transaction fast to your node
  • You can also subscribe to Transaction Streaming to receive a stream of new transactions that have been added to the TxPool and a stream of new transactions seen in the BDN

 
Cloud-API

  • Cloud-API supports sending Ethereum transactions fast and subscribing to Transaction Streaming