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How to Import a Pre-synced Kusama Database

When first booting up a Kusama node, it may take a while for it go get in sync with the latest block. Depending on how long the chain has been alive, your hard drive speed, your bandwidth, and some other factors, it can take days.

To save time, you can import a database that's already fully synced. First, you need to be aware of the two types of database supported by any Substrate based chain, including Kusama.