Node Application 10554943502, submitted 2019-02-25 22:58:39

Respondent Id 10554943502
Application Date 2019-02-25 22:58:39
Application Language English
Applicant City Makati
Applicant State/Province Metro Manila
Applicant Country Philippines
What languages do you speak? English, Filipino
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 16+
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Over 6 years of crypto mining. 4 years of crypto trading. Blockchain programming using GOlang.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Makati
Node State Metro Manila
Node Country Philippines
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported?
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? Slow Bandwidth
What is a reasonable maximum connection speed on which you could operate a BetaNet node in your geographic region? (Where 0 = 10 Megabits/second, and 100 = 10 Gigabits/second) 30
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 90
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . $350
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator? (Where 0 = 1 hour/month, and 100 = 20 hours/month) 87
If you were selected to run a BetaNet node, would it run on your own hardware or be deployed to cloud-based servers? Hardware
In what type of environment would this server be located? Home Office
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe)
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published Elixxir BetaNet node specifications? No
Yes (Please list specs)
Do you have hardware you would like to use but does not meet the stated BetaNet node specs? If so, please provide specs on that hardware below: Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB memory, 1TB harddisk.
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure
Why do you want to be a node? Elixxir is promising in terms of scalability, speed, security and private. This could potentially supplant Bitcoin.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Linkedin
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Discord, Facebook, Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? To be able to develop dApps on the platform.
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones?
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Yes. Bitcoin conference.
As part of growing the Elixxir community, are you willing to create content as part of operating an Elixxir BetaNet node? Examples would be node setup & on-boarding review vlog post, bi-weekly twitter update, medium review of on-going node operational process, etc. Yes (how much content on a monthly basis?)
If yes, how much content on a monthly basis? 10-20 content
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Distributed networks data are merely shared across nodes, are complicated, and the nodes are dependent on each other to process complex messages. Whereas, in decentralized network nodes can come and go and it's hold on data will not compromise or bog down the other nodes from doing the computing work.
As best as you can given currently available information, please describe the value proposition of the Elixxir platform and how it differs from other current blockchain solutions. Transactions in a global scale must be done in more than a speed of light to have an enormous impact for commercial use. Elixxir maybe at last the solution of issues of scalability and speed.
Privacy by Default is a goal of the Elixxir Platform. In your opinion, why is Privacy by Default critical for the future of the internet? Private information should remain at the exclusive control of the owner. Owner should be able to remove or update personal information at anytime in any platform.
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