Node Application 10555077948, submitted 2019-02-26 0:55:24

Respondent Id 10555077948
Application Date 2019-02-26 0:55:24
Application Language English
Applicant City Virrat
Applicant State/Province Pirkanmaa
Applicant Country Finland
What languages do you speak? Finnish, English
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? None (Self-Taught)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? I have been watching news and learning since 2014. Mastered trading & mining/staking. Now my main focus in blockchain space is to learn how these cool techs rly work and what i can do with them (Smart contracts etc.)
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Virrat
Node State Pirkanmaa
Node Country Finland
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Cardano, Nexus, Beam, Waves, Heat, Reddcoin, Gridcoin, Lindacoin, Vertcoin
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Good and clear documentation
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node?
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) 60
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 99
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 7snt/kwh
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) 0
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? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published Elixxir BetaNet node specifications? Yes (Please list specs)
Yes (Please list specs) GPU:S = 5x GeForce GTX 1060 DUAL OC, 6GB CPU = Intel Kaby Lake i7-7700k, LGA1151, 4.2GHz, 8MB, RAM = G.Skill 16GB (2x8GB), Ripjaws V, DDR4 3200MHz CL16 HARD DRIVES = 2x 256 GB Ultimate SU800 SSD-disks 3D NAND, 2.5, SATA 3, 560/520 MB/s MOTHERBOARD = Asus PRIME Z270-A, ATX
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:
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) Nodes for blockchains
Why do you want to be a node? Gives me good feeling to be part of something. I get better understanding how the system works and i get more knowledge. If i can make a buck while doing it, cool.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Twitter
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? Mix network and static tokens
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)?
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. No
If yes, how much content on a monthly basis?
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit?
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.
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?
Tags Individual, Finland, English