Orange VIII Node Application 12382411998

Respondent ID 12382411998
End Date 02/04/2021 7:54:43 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 Hyderabad
State/Province Telangana
Country India
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Spanish, Hindi, Telugu
What is your occupation? IT
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? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? Yes
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Hyderabad
Node State/Province Telangana
Node Country India
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc)
  • Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I would like to see some easy to use UI/UX for nodes so that anyone can easily support a project making the network even stronger
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? None
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1000
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 100
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.082 USD per 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?` 50
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP). NA
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. OVH
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)? Intel Xeon E3-1230v6, 32GB RAM, 2 TB SSD
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: n/a
Why do you want to be a node? To support the network and earn rewards in return
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Friend
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? I have always been an advocate of privacy and I found this project to be very innovative and aligns with my need for such a network and service
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? None
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. No
    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 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?

    Nope , I can’t take you seriously because of your lack of answering and I am not fond about data centers

    No. The most important hardware component is the graphics card. You don’t specify what card you’d use, and if you are running in a datacenter, most likely it won’t even have a graphics card. Also, you didn’t answer any questions at the end.

    I don’t see they offer GPUs but I could be mistaken. So be aware, you’re going to need to rent something with a quite powerful CPU. If you’re not using a GPU, the next update might require a CPU with 48-64 threads or more.

    If this is the CPU in the server you plan to rent, it won’t work out well for you.