Node Application 10662706008, submitted 2019-04-14 2:06:37

Respondent Id 10662706008
Application Date 2019-04-14 2:06:37
Application Language English
Applicant City Seoul
Applicant State/Province Seoul
Applicant Country South Korea
What languages do you speak? English, Korean, French
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? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Employee of [a blockchain financial services firm] and Founder of [a blockchain ecosystem developer]
Are you an individual or a group? Group
Node City Seoul
Node State Seoul
Node Country South Korea
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? EOS, Sovrin, Aergo, Worbli, Orbs
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? More organized/planned update.
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) 40
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 100
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 0.11 U.S. Dollar per 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) 50
If you were selected to run a BetaNet node, would it run on your own hardware or be deployed to cloud-based servers? Cloud-Based Servers
In what type of environment would this server be located? AWS
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: We are planning to us AWS
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) We are running node of EOS, Worbli, Sovrin, Orbs, and Aergo
Why do you want to be a node? 1. To be part of Elixxir community. 2. We believe in Elixxir project 3. For financial incentives
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Word of Mouth
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram, Facebook, Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? Privacy and Security
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Yes, EOS, Worbli, Sovrin, Orbs, and Aergo
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Yes, a lot of conferences in Korea and Singapore
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? Decentralized networks refer to a network where the power of management is truly distributed. On the other hand, distributed networks refer to a network where data is distributed across different servers. I believe I am a proponent of decentralization.
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. Elixxir focuses heavily on privacy and security. This differentiates it from other 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? In order for a true decentralization to occur, privacy is integral.
Tags Group, South Korea, English
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