Orange V Node Application 12143944140

Respondent ID 12143944140
End Date 11/06/2020 6:58:54 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 Kyiv
State/Province місто Київ
Country Ukraine
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Ukrainian, Russian
What is your occupation? Software Development
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
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 Kyiv
Node State/Province
Node Country Ukraine
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Other (please specify): Idena, HOPR
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Minimal human interaction, monitoring when something went wrong.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Very high hardware requirements.
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300 Mbit
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300 Mbit
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 97
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.07$ per 1Kwt
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? Personal Home
If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP). https://domonet.ua/
If your server is located in a Datacenter, please specify the name of the company hosting it.
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? No
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: Intel Xeon 1265V2, 16Gb Ram, GeForce GT 710
Why do you want to be a node? I want to get more experience.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Twitter
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Telegram
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? to get more experience, to be a part of community
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? not very active
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. It depends on my participating and experience in xx_network
    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 the privacy of political speech
    • To protect private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations
    • To earn xx coins
    • 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? a decentralized system is a part of a distributed system. decentralized means that there is no single point where the decision is made.
    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?

    Think you may have some issues with the hardware. Also, seems like your trying to reach the bare min requirements just prior to mainnet.

    As your available HW do not meet the specs for running a xx node, would you be willing to upgrade your HW in the case you are selected?

    Sorry, doesn’t provide the right answers in my opinion.