Node Application 10676050923, submitted 2019-04-19 17:33:05

Respondent Id 10676050923
Application Date 2019-04-19 17:33:05
Application Language English
Applicant City Claro
Applicant State/Province Ticino
Applicant Country Switzerland
What languages do you speak? English, italian, french, german
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? Associates degree (for example: AA, AS)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Following since 2013. mined many, traded some, running many masternode
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Claro
Node State Ticino
Node Country Switzerland
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? KnowYourDev, DarkPayCoin,Scriv,Monk,Stipend,Arionum,...
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Easy way to debug if something does not work
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) 30
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 96
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 17 cts/kWh Swiss frank Chf
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) 70
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) CPU dual xeon 2640v3, 92gb ram, dual gpu geforce 2080, SSD 250gb +HDD 2Tb, or same conf but amd threadripper 1920x , 32gb ram
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: 4 x geforce 1080
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) Setting up vps for Masternodes
Why do you want to be a node? I like crypto, this seem a very good project in witch I want to invest. Making a node it's a good way do my part and way better than giving cash for ico
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Bitcointalk
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? I find it very innovative
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Domocoin, and I host some explorers for a couple of other currencies
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? some review or some tutorial, one or twice a month?
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Decentralized mean that every entity of a system(network) make decisions/calculation of it's own and share it with the rest, the system behavior will depend from the aggregation of those decision. Distributed is usually when tasks are given to the entities of a network that will process and return the result to a single point who will make decision based on the data he gets
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? For me privacy is a must, for example in this survey I've already given to many personal information. That said, Privacy is the main pillar to keep the internet a source of information and not control and submission system.
Tags Individual, Switzerland, English