Network and node stats
  • 20 Oct 2021
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Network stats

The dashboard gives you an overview of the following stats for the network:

Best block
Shows the "heaviest" block in terms of cumulative difficulty. In other words, the latest block number of the longest valid chain.

Last block
Shows the time, in seconds, since the last block was mined. This value is a good indicator of whether the network is still up and running. A value noticeably above the average time between blocks indicates that the network is no longer mining blocks.

Average block time
Shows the average time, in seconds, it takes for the network to mine a new block.

Nodes
Shows the number of nodes in this network.

Transactions/5m
Shows the number of transactions in a 5-minute window, displayed for the last hour.

Gas usage/5m
Shows the amount of gas spent in a 5-minute window, displayed for the last hour.

Node stats

The dashboard gives you an overview of the following stats for the node:

Best block
Shows the "heaviest" block in terms of cumulative difficulty. In other words, the latest block number of the longest valid chain.

Last block
Shows the time, in seconds, since the last block was mined. This value is a good indicator of whether the network is still up and running. A value noticeably above the average time between blocks indicates that the network is no longer mining blocks.

Average blocktime
Shows the average time, in seconds, it takes for the network to mine a new block.

Gas limit
Shows the maximum amount of gas that can be consumed for a given transaction.

Peers
Shows the number of peer nodes for this node.

Pending transactions
Shows the number of transactions that have been submitted but not yet executed.


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