Node Application 10671094491, submitted 2019-04-17 13:36:41

Respondent Id 10671094491
Application Date 2019-04-17 13:36:41
Application Language English
Applicant City Wien
Applicant State/Province Wien
Applicant Country Austria
What languages do you speak? English, German, Slovak, Czech, Latin
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? 3 years of active participation in various projects, testnets, betanets, integration and automation of various things.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City NĂĽrnberg
Node State NĂĽrnberg
Node Country Germany
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Monero, tera, sero, merit, deft, turtlecoin, sumokoin, amoveo, webchain,......
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? automated deployments, automated updates(voluntary), statistics availability, better loging
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? none
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) 70
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. . 0.08
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) ntel® Core™ i7-6700 Quad-Core, 64 GB DDR4 RAM,2 x 500 GB SATA SSD (Software-RAID 1),GeForce® GTX 1080,1 GBit/s
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) im google cloud and AWS user for more years
Why do you want to be a node? its bleeding edge of technology.. i love new tech
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Word of Mouth
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? smart contracts, privacy, good hardware to be used, big GPU farms are out of play, skill and technical capability should result in selection for node operator..
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Meros, SERO, yadacoin, xdag, deft, merit
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? anon in wienna 2 weeks ago, blocks&wine every week..
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? 1-2 articles
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? 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. level of decentralization and thruput based on utilizationof serious technology and proper use of hardware... no abuse of GPUs for "mining"
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? definitelly. but selective privacy is great idea for implemntation of various business cases..
Tags Individual, Germany, English

This applicant is Nakashu - well known crypto professional. It’s highly recommended to have this guy in community

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Dear all!
This is my application to become a noderunner for elixxir network. I would be happy to get the opportunity to become part of community here. I have a lot of experience in IT and and in crypto as well. I have successfully worked on several crypto projects , taking care about community and technical support along running the infrastructure & mining. I also operated pools for several coins. I have also took position of ambassador for a big project which I will not mention. My nick is nakashu, you can get in touch here or on discord/telegram/twitter… looking forward to start the betanet and have some fun running the nodes! cheers @everyone!


Don’t be so modest :grin: We all know your highest level of skills in maintaining infrastructure, automation, script writing and programming. We have seen your work in tens of other projects :+1:

You would definitely bring great experience

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Totally agree with you, @Prague, nakashu is great and well-known IT professional in crypto sphere. His contribution shall not be underevaluated.


Thank you all for your kind words! Much appreciated!
@Alexander_S @btc @Trail21

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@nakashu being recognized as a Pro by many people speaks volumes for his devotement and skills.

Good luck with your application sir, the community needs you!

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One of a kind person with a greatly solid knowledge and lots of experience, an enrichment in any way for any community or project.

Qualified Nodester.

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Thank you guys, I really appreciate your kind words. I would be a great privilege for me to be selected to ru a testnet node. I will do my best to be helpfull. It will be a lot of fun for sure!