Orange Node Application 11854222866, submitted on 08-01-2020

Respondent ID 11854222866
Application Date 08/01/2020 5:04:07 AM
Application Language English
Applicant City Odessa
Applicant State/Province Odeska oblast
Applicant Country Ukraine
What languages do you speak? Russian, Ukrainian
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? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City
Node Province
Node Country
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Solana, Matic, Bluzelle, Elrond
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Performance and stability
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? 99
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.15$/kWh
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 70
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1000Mbit/s
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1000Mbit/s
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe), I had deployed nodes at the various datacenters such as OVH, Hetzner, Worldstream etc.
Specs Ryzen 7 3700X, 64 GB RAM, 2x1TB NVMe raid0
Why do you want to be a node? I want to help to the xx network and earn rewards.
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? I have interested in cryptography which provided by xx network platform.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? I'm patricipant of the discord and telegrams groups of the other blockchains such as Bluzelle, Solana, Elrond etc.
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? No
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. 1-2 guides how-to setup a node per month
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 earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Decentralized networks are not depending on some single unity, distributed networks could have wide geography, but still have some one vulnerable point. I prefer more decentralized networks.
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. xx network is protected from coordinated attacks
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? Yes, privacy is critical because of existing mass collection and telemetry of user data in the internet.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Quantum computers possibly could decrypt centralized systems.
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Would you be able to add the required GPU to the server?

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Meet the hardware specs and then you have my vote.

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I think yes, I could add it.