- It is important to understand that you are not necessarily paid for all the space you decide to rent. You are only paid for the space that is actually used. For example, if you rent 1TB of space but only 100GB is used, you will only be paid for the 100GB that was used.
- The same applies bandwidth wise, you are only paid for uploads to customers. You are not paid for downloads or uploads associated with file repair in v2. In case of v3 you will be paid for downloads by satellite for repair or audit.
Note: In order for more space to be used, you need to receive more shards. How many shards you receive depends on your reputation (associated with uptime) and network activity.
Estimator for v3: https://storj.io/storage-node-estimator