Node Application 10662930588, submitted 2019-04-14 8:15:47

Respondent Id 10662930588
Application Date 2019-04-14 8:15:47
Application Language English
Applicant City CHISINAU
Applicant State/Province
Applicant Country Moldova
What languages do you speak? Russian, English, Romanian
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? I am in crypto from early 2017. Started as bounty hunter, investor. Right now trying to help the community through my IT experience. Currently running some masternodes and fullnodes.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Chisinau
Node State
Node Country Moldova
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? GINcoin, NOIA Network, Vite, IOTA, 3Dcoin
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Would like to have a nice and clean node menu with numerous options like debug mode, monitoring tool, statistics, etc.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? have no such for now.
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) 10
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$/kWatt
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? Office
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) Xeon 8 Cores, 16GB RAM, Nvidia 1060, SSD 512GB
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) Working in AWS, Azure clouds on a daily basis as devops engineer.
Why do you want to be a node? I want to contribute to one of the best blockchain projects.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Twitter
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram, Reddit, Discord, Medium, Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? I like the concept of staking that is used in Elixxir
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? I am a NOIA network node holder, time to time taking with team about nodes.
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. Yes (how much content on a monthly basis?)
If yes, how much content on a monthly basis? 1 article
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. Elixxir is created to deliver fast messaging and payment system. Privacy and community oriented platform.
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? It is against big corporations that are tracking our lives for their profits selling commercial.
Tags Individual, Moldova, English

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