International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)

This method stores at least some of the information registered in a Blockchain in each of a variety of node Apparatuses. It also permits selection of whether to store data in a block in one of the many Node Apparatuses based on the specific characteristics of the particular Node Apparatus; and the storage of data, which is able to store at least one part of the data on one apparatus according to the outcome of the selection.

1. Technical Field

The invention in question relates to blockchain technology.

2. Related Art

In a conventional system that is based on a blockchain, blocks of one or more pieces of information are stored in every node.

In accordance with a first feature of the present invention, provided is a computer-implemented method to store at a minimum part of data recorded in a blockchain in each of a plurality of node apparatuses. This includes the possibility of whether or not to save data contained in a block in one node apparatus, among the many node apparatuses based on an aspect of the particular node apparatus; and storage for storing at most a portion of data included in the block in the onenode device, as a result of the choice.

In accordance with a different aspect of the present invention it is provided an apparatus that stores at least a portion of data registered in a blockchain within every one of a variety of node apparatuses, comprising an processor and a computer program product forstoring at least a portion of the data that is registered in the blockchain in each of the plurality of node apparatuses. The computer program product is a computer readable storage medium having instructions for program execution, the programinstructions executable by a device that causes the device to perform operations that involve selecting whether or not to store data contained in the block within one apparatus, or in a variety of node apparatuses, according to a characteristic of the one apparatus; and then the storage of at least a part of the data contained in the block within the single node apparatus as a result of the choice.

A third element of the invention offers an electronic program that stores at a minimum information in the form of a block in each one of a number of node devices. The computer program product consists of a computer readable storage medium that has instructions for programming embedded within it. These instructions are executed by a device in order to allow it to perform tasks such as deciding the data to be stored in a single block or across the various node devices; and storing a minimum portion the data in the one apparatus according to the result

The summary clause doesn’t necessarily cover all features of the embodiments of present invention. The present invention could include a sub-combination or combination of these characteristics. The above features and the other advantages andadvantages of the present invention will become apparent in the following description of the embodiments in conjunction with the accompanying drawings.

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