Orange Node Application 11829745127, submitted on 07-25-2020

Respondent ID 11829745127
Application Date 07/25/2020 4:13:36 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Rjazanskaja obl.
Applicant State/Province selo Petrovo
Applicant Country Russia
What languages do you speak? Russian, Polish
What is your occupation? Software testing engineer
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Associates degree (for example: AA, AS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Falkenstein
Node Province not available
Node Country Germany
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Cosmos,
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Simple installation with a visual UI.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Time. I am a very busy 24/7. I hope running and managing a node won't take a lot of time.
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 98
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.14 eur
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 100
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100Mbit
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100Mbit
In what type of environment would this server be located? University / Academic Institution
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Specs AMD PC. Ryzen 3900x. 64 GB ram on board together with 1TB nvme minimum. expendable
Why do you want to be a node? To support the security of the XX network and earn some XX coins.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Bitcointalk
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? Scalability, focus on privacy, quantum resistance and big potential for cheap transactions.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones?
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Waiting for an invite!
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. No
Would you be interested in helping to lead the development of the next xx network community? No
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network? To protect the privacy of political speech, To earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project
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?

Server specs look good but might need to look at connection speed later on (Revised BetaNet Node Hardware Requirements)
Other than that :+1:

thought 100/100 is ok. I can upgrade to 300/250 or similar. I will do if accepted.