Node Application 10673459409, submitted 2019-04-18 11:51:12

Respondent Id 10673459409
Application Date 2019-04-18 11:51:12
Application Language English
Applicant City Cali
Applicant State/Province Valle del Cauca
Applicant Country Colombia
What languages do you speak? spanish, english
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Doctorate or other terminal degree (for example, PhD, EdD)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Running several staking nodes for PoS coins and mining CPU only coins
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Cali
Node State Valle del Cauca
Node Country Colombia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Vericoin, Verium reserve, PIVX, QTUM
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? none, happy with my nodes.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? electricity fluuctuations iin my local area
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) 20
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 95
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 0.04 cents for kw/h
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) 8
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? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published Elixxir BetaNet node specifications? Yes (Please list specs)
Yes (Please list specs) intel i3, 32gb ram, 30tb HD, 20mbps internet connection
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: server 16gb ram, intel xeon E5, 1 tb HD, 20gbps internet
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? No
Yes (please specify)
Why do you want to be a node? For the rewards and economic incentives, of course.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir?
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Facebook
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? dApps, and usable everyday digital money
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Vericoin/VeriumReserve
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? No
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? publications at reddit
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? decentralized is true P2P, one person, one vote, not by computer power, company name or number of nodes. Other than that, its distributed.
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. High TPS with dApps, i have not seen that in any other blockchain
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? because its a basic human rigth, period.
Tags Individual, Colombia, English