Node Application 10671088028, submitted 2019-04-17 13:36:24

Respondent Id 10671088028
Application Date 2019-04-17 13:36:24
Application Language Portuguese
Applicant City Belo Horizonte
Applicant State/Province Minas Gerais
Applicant Country Brazil
What languages do you speak? Português , inglês
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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? Founder of [a blockhain startup in Brazil], I have experience in network infrastructure, Linux, Firewall and network protocols.
Are you an individual or a group? Group
Node City Belo Horizonte
Node State Minas Gerais
Node Country Brasil
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), waves, lunes
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? multi-threaded
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? We are operating some nodes, and working on a platform for a stable coin in Brazil, we have linux servers and team ready to reestablish a node at any time just as we are well aware of the news and critical software updates.
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) 22
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 98
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 0,15 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) 100
If you were selected to run a BetaNet node, would it run on your own hardware or be deployed to cloud-based servers? Both
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? 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: motherboard - MSI H270 LGA1151 Processor - intel Celerom G3950 3.0 GHz RAM - 4 GB DDR4 SSD - 240 GB
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) Google Cloud Amazon Contabo Vultr
Why do you want to be a node? We already operate Full Nodes, we believe that Blockchain encryption and technology will revolutionize payment methods in the future and we constantly strive to contribute to this revolution.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Newsletter
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram, Facebook
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? My team and I are directly connected to financial transaction platforms, we believe that the blockChain market will bring a future with private and scalable transactions and Elixxir will certainly have much to contribute.
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? We are managers of all groups of MasternodeBrasil, it has an active community of investors holding cryptography, we are managers of all groups of, PolisPay Brasil, Waves Full Node.
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Bitconf crypto summit universo bitcoin
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? 4
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.
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?
Tags Group, Brasil, Portuguese
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