Node Application 10661574419, submitted 2019-04-13 0:08:40

Respondent Id 10661574419
Application Date 2019-04-13 0:08:40
Application Language English
Applicant City Noviy Urengoy
Applicant State/Province YANAO
Applicant Country Russia
What languages do you speak? Russian
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 16+
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Graduated Secondary or High School, or equivalent
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? My experience consists of mining, investments and participation in blockchain projects.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Noviy Urengoy
Node State YANAO
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Monero, pivx, cardano
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Not very expensive nodes worth and protection against asiks.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? I have a fast Internet and a powerful computer and the necessary knowledge, nothing will prevent me
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) 75
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. . 0.03
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) 100
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? Datacenter
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) i7-9700K, DDR4 64Gb, Samsung 860 pro 1 tb, Asus TUF Z390-PRO GAMING, Asus GeForce RTX 2070 8GB
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: No
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) amazon ec2,,
Why do you want to be a node? I believe in the project and want to be useful.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Telegram
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram, Facebook, Medium, Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? I like the idea of privacy.
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? tezos, pivx, eos
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Blockchain Life 2018, INTERNATIONAL BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT
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? 2-3
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? “distributed means not all the processing of the transactions is done in the same place”, whereas “decentralized means that not one single entity has control over all the processing”. I I like the approach of focusing on decentralized.
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. Internet privacy is a matter of concern today, many blockchains are easy to track.
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? Advertisers track your online activities and invade your privacy. Your online transactions, email and social network profiles are constantly monitored, thus invading your privacy.
Tags Individual, Russia, English