Orange Node Application 11848942438, submitted on 07-30-2020

Respondent ID 11848942438
Application Date 07/30/2020 5:00:31 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Khakiv
Applicant State/Province Khakiv
Applicant Country Ukraine
What languages do you speak? Russian, Ukrainian, English
What is your occupation? IT
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 Kharkiv
Node Province Kharkiv
Node Country Ukraine
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), ERD, celo, qkc
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? for greater distribution and support of decentralization, the installation should be quite simple, preferably with a visual interface, but the launch requirements are quite large to screen out "uninvited guests"
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node?
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 95
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.06
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 20
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 98%
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 500
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Specs i7 8700, 2070 super, 1tb nvme
Why do you want to be a node? I am an enthusiast and love everything new. also want to support a developing new economy
How did you originally hear about the xx network? xx collective
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Discord, Facebook, LinkedIn
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? block validation system and the first realisation idea of ​​the messenger
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)? BlockchainUA 3-5, Blockchain Summit Kyiv
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. twitter posts and forum.xx any time)
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? To protect private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations, To earn xx coins, To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, To help build true digital cash to fuel a decentralized economy
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? decentralized system = almost indestructible system, that says it all. add here all the properties of the blockchain and have an indestructible indelible system
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. all the advantages of xx network should be subsequently used in real business. I hope in the future it will be part of the global economy
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? The issue of protecting private data is becoming increasingly acute at this time. if everything continues to follow this path it will be very sad, the concept of personal data will lose all meaning. I am glad that there are such projects that understand this and want to help develop this
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? I think there will be a smooth transition due to the high cost of equipment and limited technology. all this will benefit for humanity. After all, the appearance of a computer did not kill the book?))
Previous Application

What is your actual upload speed?


Would you be able to upgrade your processor to the recommended spec (see here Revised BetaNet Node Hardware Requirements)?

@benger mentions the i7 9700 chip in being slighlty underspec’d this post so the 8700 might be a little more underspec’d … Revised BetaNet Node Hardware Requirements


Hi to all!
this is my profile, I have already tried to get into the purple group.

hello Steve!
by hardware - there are many servers that I can use by moving the video card to them, its not a problem.


should be used 100mb for the validator and 100mb for the gateway


Seems good.

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thanks, I have read the detail of the entire specification and I have a place with 500/500 Mb/s

also I have servers with processors 4 cpu E5-4640 v2

or with dual xeon e5-2620 v4

the only thing, I bought a card specifically for this project, but did not get into the purple group ((
everything else I had. I’m 100% ready !!!)