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Bitcoin Nodes Rise But Network Updates Slow
Today I decided to update my bit bitcoin wallet, and sync it with the network. I am now running Bitcoin Core 0.14.2 on my 'full node' machine, and have about 2 months of transaction to catch up on.
The interesting thing is that though there are 1000+ more full nodes on the network, its is updating very slow, and currently reports that I have 2 weeks wait time to get fully updated.
This tells me, that many of the 1000+ new nodes, are doing the same thing as me and queuing on the network waiting...