Node Application 10671340128, submitted 2019-04-17 15:09:54

Respondent Id 10671340128
Application Date 2019-04-17 15:09:54
Application Language English
Applicant City Kostroma
Applicant State/Province Kostroma region
Applicant Country Russia
What languages do you speak? English, Russian
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? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Cryptocurrency enthusiast, blockchain expert, Masternode owner in a project called Minter
Are you an individual or a group? Group
Node City Kostroma
Node State Kostroma region
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? ( testnet stage now ), Marccoin (
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Clear recommendations for the servers infrastructure, soft, settings, and requirements
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) 60
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 $/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? 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? 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: No, we are going to buy the needed hardware when we picked for BetaNet.
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) mainly for clients for web and mobile applications. AWS
Why do you want to be a node? Income, also to be part of a great project, love to the blockchain, we have needed experience.
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? Speed, quality project, blockchain, David Chaum's authority
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Minter (DPoS network) and manage a Russian Telegram group about the Minter network and currency
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? No, only blockchain meetups
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? 20 hours a month
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? decentralized networks - no center, every node is an equal center distributed networks - one center
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. Speed, quality approach, enterprise applications
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? Now, unfortunately, more life happens on the internet than in the real world. Internet interactions are easy to track, control, influence. So if we get no private internet in the future, we implement 1984 Orwell reality, when people are totally controlled and dedicated.
Tags Group, Russia, English
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