Orange IX Node Application 12537770369

Respondent ID 12537770369
End Date 03/31/2021 3:59:11 AM
language en
If you have previously applied to be a node please provide us with your application ID. Second-time applicants will be highly considered. You can email us at [email protected] if you don't know your application ID.
City/Town Usingen
State/Province Hessen
Country Germany
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Urdu, Deutsch, Hindi, Punjabi
What is your occupation? IT
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 16+
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Usingen
Node State/Province Hessen
Node Country Germany
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Other (please specify): Mina (currently in progress)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? i am still new to xx, i would share my feedback once i learn more about it.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? can't say right now
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1GB
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1GB
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 100
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. i pay 15ct/kwh zzlg mwst
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 50
In what type of environment would this server be located? at first at home once functional i'll move to datacenter, my telecom servers are running at ITENOS Frankfurt, or i may move them to cloud based hosting.
If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
If your server is located in a Datacenter, please specify the name of the company hosting it. Nodes will not be allowed to run on Hetzner. If you do, you will not receive compensation. i have worked with Hetzner, Digital Ocean, Strato and Contabo . I"ll choose one of them.
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? past 15 years i have deployed many linux based (Centos, debian, Ubuntu), such as: Asterisk, Freeswitch, Mysql, Postgresql, and dozen of others.
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? i have gaming pc with RTX 3070 GPU and 1TB SSD
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:
Why do you want to be a node? i would like to be step closer to blockchain operations, uptil now i have some experience with Mina protocol, and i would like to expand it.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Telegram
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform?
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? many, like: Mina protocol, Cardano, OVR and more
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)?
Do you have past experience managing communities or creating content to be distributed across social media? Please enter details for all with which you are comfortable or have experience:
    As part of growing the xx network community, are you willing to create content as part of operating an xx network 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. maybe
    Would you be interested in helping to lead the development of the next xx network community? Yes
    Why do you want to run a node in the xx network
      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 xx network platform and how it differs from other current blockchain solutions.
      Privacy by Default is a goal of the xx network Platform. In your opinion, why is Privacy by Default critical for the future of the internet?
      In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?
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      Dear all,

      it’s my first application, since i can’t edit it, so i am ready to answer any question you have.

      Please feel free to ask me.

      Many Thanks.

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      Welcome! Why do you want to run a node in the XX network?

      Could you answer all the questions please.

      Welcome. First part of the application looks very good but could you give us some extra information on the last 5 questions. Just a few words would be fine :wink: Thanks!

      Dear all,

      i have seen your questions, and sorry i couldn’t answer promptly as we have a dealth in close family.

      hopefully next week i’ll be replying to all of your questions.

      Thanks for your understanding.

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      No worries and sorry to hear about the loss. Feel free to respond when you can

      There is time. Deal with what you have to deal with and come back.

      We’ll be here when you have time to respond. Looking forward to hearing fron you