Orange VIII Node Application 12429418397

Respondent ID 12429418397
End Date 02/21/2021 1:00:19 PM
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 Odesa
State/Province Odeska oblast
Country Ukraine
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English,Russian,Ukrainian
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? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? Yes
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Odesa
Node State/Province Odeska oblast
Node Country Ukraine
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Tezos
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Docker support
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Country level risks
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1gb/s
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1gb/s
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. 0.046 usd/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?` 10
In what type of environment would this server be located? Own office
If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Tenet ISP
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? I rent out office to software company which operate own servers there.
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: I’ll buy recommended hardware if selected.
Why do you want to be a node? Earn XX coin, support the project
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Tip from friend
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Telegram
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Quantum resistance, private messaging, anonymous voting
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? SEO communities, I’m an Internet marketing specialist
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)?
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 the privacy of political speech
    • To protect private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations
    • To promote quantum secure distributed systems
    • 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? Distributed = many computers, decentralized = many owners
    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. Word class privacy oriented products: messenger, voting etc
    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? Privacy is needed for personal safety and freedom of expression
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Potential vulnerability of hash functions used everywhere

    It’s a friend of mine, I support this application.

    Short responses but to the point, I like it. You have my vote :+1:t5:

    Hi. This is my application. I am really grateful for support!

    You got my vote if you meet the requirements

    Hardware I’m going to buy:

    1. Samsung 970 Pro series 1TB M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 V-NAND MLC (MZ-V7P1T0BW)
    2. Motherboard Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite (sAM4, AMD X570, PCI-Ex16)
    3. CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz/32MB (100-100000071BOX) sAM4 BOX
    4. RAM G.Skill DDR4-3200 32768MB PC4-25600 (Kit of 2x16384) Ripjaws V Black (F4-3200C16D-32GVK)
    5. RTX 2070 Super
    6. Additional SSD for gateway.

    HW looks great!

    I bought all the needed equipment and ready to run the node :slight_smile: