Hivemind is the technology that empowers Hive RPC API nodes' backend. Since I run a full node for a while, I also maintain a Hivemind instance.
The initial sync of Hivemind takes a good amount of time. (It was around 6-7 days since the last time I did full sync from
hived, instead of a backup file.)
@gtg provides these backups (not daily but he updates when things change) at
I also wanted to provide daily Hivemind backups to make sure we have multiple options when somebody needs to fire up a new Hivemind instance.
Where to download
holds daily database dumps, including the last two days.
It's refreshed every day at 05:00, UTC. When a backup in progress, the file extension will be
in_progress, so don't download it if the file has an extension as
You can either wait or download the previous backup to move on.
How to restore
$ pg_restore -j 8 -U <db_user> -d <db_dump> <dump_filename.dump>
-j stands for thread count. I have aligned it with my core count in my restore actions. It takes around 50~ minutes in my setup.