Orange VII Node Application 12352447406

Respondent ID 12352447406
End Date 01/25/2021 9:16:43 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 Bergschenhoek
State/Province ZH
Country Netherlands
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Dutch
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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 Bergschenhoek
Node State/Province Zuid-Holland
Node Country Netherlands
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
  • Other (please specify): Solana
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I'm heavily interested in High Performance Blockchain and monitoring infrastructure and programming go. I think I can contribute in the xx ecosystem.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? None yet.
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1024Mbps
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1024Mbps
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. $400,- per year.
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
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). XS4All
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.
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Hetzner, Ikoula, Basefarm, my own home datacenter with professional rack, UPS, Fortigate equipment. dual WAN fiber connectivity
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? 2 nodes running VMware ESX. NVMe storage, RTX 3080 cards, AMD x5950 based. 128GB memory per node
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? Next to running our Solana nodes we are looking to expand our ecosystem of supported tokens people can stake
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Telegram
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? High Performance blockchain tech.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Solana, we develop monitoring tools and stake-pools
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? NEO Conference
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. We are looking for grants to create content on a regular basis. That can be blog posts about how-to setup... etc.
    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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      :+1: :+1:

      Sound application with lots of experience. Has my vote.

      Looks great and has my support.

      Great experience and solid hardware, have my vote.

      You have my vote.