Node Application 10655901191, submitted 2019-04-10 18:34:44

Respondent Id 10655901191
Application Date 2019-04-10 18:34:44
Application Language English
Applicant City Sofia
Applicant State/Province
Applicant Country Bulgaria
What languages do you speak? Bulgarian,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? Some college
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? gpu mining farm manager
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Sofia
Node State
Node Country Bulgaria
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), zencash
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? full privacy, encrypted connections, no possibility to block network by traffic pattern or network ports
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? i have servers but i have to pay for electricity and internet
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) 17
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 95
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 0,17 usd/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) 25
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) Dell PowerEdge R410 with 2*X5670 (5pcs), Dell PowerEdge R620 2*E5560 (2pcs)
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: Dell Optiplex 990 i5-3470(4pcs)
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) I built and support proxmox virtualization with windows and linux vm's, docker and lxc containers.
Why do you want to be a node? for the cause and if I there is a possibility to earn living by getting involved with Elixxir.
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? privacy, separation between device identification and elexxir account.
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? there are many in different fields of expertise
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? this is not very private questionnaire for node operator. will pass the personal related questions from now on.
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? I can involve in such activities for monthly income. Can spend more than 20h/week
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? decentralized networks can operate if there is at least two nodes no matter which ones. distributed need work provider.
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. can't answer
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? because without privacy by default there is possibility for a bad actor to achieve global economical leverage by exploiting the non private data.
Tags Individual, Bulgaria, English