Node Application 10588419741, submitted 2019-03-12 16:29:26

Respondent Id 10588419741
Application Date 2019-03-12 16:29:26
Application Language English
Applicant City Saint Medard d’Aunis
Applicant State/Province Charente Maritime
Applicant Country France
What languages do you speak? French,English
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Professional degree beyond bachelor’s degree (for example: MD, DDS, DVM, LLB, JD)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Started in 2014 with bitcoin, mined plenty of different algo, moded some miner, ran some node and masternode and helped many blockchain with design
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Saint Medard d’aunis
Node State Charente Maritime
Node Country France
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Tezos, Skycoin,Komodo,Mochimo,Snowblossom
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Lightweight and small bandwith
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? Large money investment
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) 20
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. . 0,15€/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) 51
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? Yes (please describe)
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published Elixxir BetaNet node specifications? Yes (Please list specs)
Yes (Please list specs) Rx580 GPU, 8 core CPU, 16G of RAM, and 1T of disk space.
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) Used amazon ec2, google cloud computing and digital ocean
Why do you want to be a node? Because when I support a project I want to be able to participate in this creation and this development.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Reddit
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Reddit, Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? Scalability and privacy
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Snowblossom,Mochimo and Aeternity
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? No
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? 3
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Decentralized network have no single point of failures, i think decentralization keep the power in the hand of users and keep cost low for the same service.
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? Personal data is becoming ONE of the most valued material on internet we need a way to control it.
Tags Individual, France, English