Garbage collector of account state paper

Sooner or later every blockchain software hits a point where the size of the DB becomes an issue to look into.

We are addressing it with implementation soon to be merged to master.

A paper detailing garbage collection of state keeping accounts in AE node can be find here

Hope you find it interesting and please share any feedback.

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Hello @skkw

We will have a look!

Thank you very much.

Marion

This is a nice write-up describing the reasoning and actual design which went into the GC work. A lot of this information should make it into the code-level documentation as well, since it will be useful for anybody touching that code in the future.

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