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Gr33nDrag0n
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Location: Quebec, Canada

Gr33nDrag0n - SysAdmin DevOps, Crypto Enthusiast, LiskNode.io Creator, Git & Guides Contributor, Friendly Lisker

Sat Mar 26, 2016 8:57 pm

Introduction

Hi Lisker's!

I'm a french-canadian from Quebec, Canada.

Crypto Enthusiast
I started in the crypto world with the BTC rise in November 2013.
In the last 3 years I did my share of mining and trading. Also, I built some personal tools.
I joined Lisk community and built my first node on Lisk TestNet v0.1.1 back in March 2016.
I participated in the Lisk ICO and invested a lot of money, time and work since then.


IT Professional
I have 15+ years of experience as a developer and sysadmin.
I work as SysAdmin DevOps, Senior. I manage and automate hundreds of servers and develop tools daily.
I'm a former web developer. (10 years of PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, mysql, Flash, Ajax, Bootstrap, jQuery, etc.)


Server Hardware Specifications (Dedicated Host and VMs)

Back-end configuration

My back-end configuration consists of 2 enterprise level dedicated servers installed with VMWare ESXi.

Dedicated servers specs:

CPU Intel Xeon E5 (4c/8t @ 3.9 GHz)
Memory 64 Go DDR3 ECC 1600 MHz
Data 3x 300 GB SSD with RAID5 configuration
Bandwith 500 Mbps Upload / 1 Gbps Download (DDOS protection up to 3 Gbps)


Front-end configuration

I'm currently running 9 servers. (VMs)

MainNet
1x Public Node (explorer) 6 vCPU, 12 GB vRAM, 40 GB vSSD
1x Public Node (snapshot) 4 vCPU, 8 GB vRAM, 40 GB vSSD
1x Private Forging Node 4 vCPU, 8 GB vRAM, 25 GB vSSD
1x Private Forging Node 2 vCPU, 8 GB vRAM, 25 GB vSSD

TestNet
2x Public Node 4 vCPU, 8 GB vRAM, 40 GB vSSD
1x Private Forging Node 4 vCPU, 8 GB vRAM, 25 GB vSSD
1x Private Forging Node 2 vCPU, 8 GB vRAM, 25 GB vSSD

Others
1x Public Web Server 2 vCPU, 8 GB vRAM, 25 GB vSSD


Server OS & Software Specifications

  • A monitoring system is in place to alert if something goes wrong.
  • SSH Keys Authentication Only
  • Firewall with tight configuration
  • Automatic Auto-ban IP and TOR exit nodes blocked
  • Software DDOS mitigation
  • Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
  • Automated Security Update Installation
  • Enhanced (A+) SSL/TLS Encryption
  • Isolated Execution Environment


Current Contributions to the Lisk Ecosystem

Services to the community

Alternate Explorer:
MainNet: explorer.lisknode.io | TestNet: testnet-explorer.lisknode.io

Snapshot Repository:
MainNet: snapshot.lisknode.io | TestNet: testnet-snapshot.lisknode.io

Open API Secure Public Wallet:
MainNet: wallet.lisknode.io | TestNet: testnet-wallet.lisknode.io


Lisk Forum Guides

HowTo: Free SSL Certificate Creation and Configuration [Linux]
HowTo: Install a Public Auto-Snapshot Server
HowTo: Make a Private Manual Snapshot
HowTo: Coldstart or Rebuild from an Auto-Snapshot Server
Lisk Node Best Practice Cheat Sheet


PowerShell Script(s)

LiskMonitor (v1.2 [2016-12-04] latest release with documentation)


Miscellaneous

  • Community Help: I helped a lot of liskers in Lisk.chat over the months.
  • GitHub: I opened over 20+ GitHub issues in the different Lisk repositories.
  • Productivity I maintained a productivity >98% on TestNet in the past months.
  • Alpha Testing: With other community members, I participated in testnet "alpha testing" of Lisk client.
  • Snapshot:I participated actively in the development of the snapshot feature of Lisk client.
  • Translator: I did french translation on different Lisk projects.
  • Sponsoring: Together with other community members I helped fund the Lisk Lite Client, developed by fixcrypt. Sponsors Page


Work In Progress Contributions to the Lisk Ecosystem

Private development (Not released yet.)

  • LiskWatchDog: An advanced PowerShell set of scripts to monitor/auto-rebuild/auto-switch forging.


Public development (Released but not complete or stable yet)

  • PsLisk: A Windows Lisk API Wrapper (PowerShell Module)
  • LiskNode.io: A Lisk related web site


Futures Contributions to the Lisk Ecosystem

  • Continue being active on testnet and implicated with alpha testing of Lisk software.
  • Continue to contribute to github different repositories.
  • Maintain and update current free services to the community.
  • New guides and improvements/fixes/updates of existing one.
  • Funding of Lisk related projects, community sites, community tools development, contests and blockchain applications development.
  • Hosting of side-chain and blockchain application.
  • Try to learn nodejs and make a "proof of concept" blockchain application.
  • And probably a lot more that I don't know about yet!


In Conclusion

Thank you for reading my proposal, I think it resume well why I'm an excellent Delegate to vote for.
I hope I'll have your support trough your vote or sponsorship of one of my current and/or future projects.


Contact Details

Lisk Chat: Gr33nDrag0n
Lisk Forum: Gr33nDrag0n
Lisk Gitter: Gr33nDrag0n69
GitHub: gr33ndrag0n69
BitcoinTalk.org: Gr33nDrag0n
Last edited by Gr33nDrag0n on Sat Dec 17, 2016 4:15 am, edited 54 times in total.

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ottobene
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Re: Vote Gr33nDrag0n (Official Candidature ANON)

Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:16 pm

My vote for you, if you help me in technical nuances :)

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Gr33nDrag0n
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Re: Vote Gr33nDrag0n (Official Candidature ANON)

Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:21 pm

ottobene wrote:My vote for you, if you help me in technical nuances :)


I cannot promise I will be able to answer all you questions but no problems to help you if I can.

Also, you're already on my 4 'reviewed' delegate on my voting list.
Gr33nDrag0n | 194109334904015388L | Delegate | lisknode.io

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ottobene
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Re: Vote Gr33nDrag0n (Official Candidature ANON)

Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:27 pm

Gr33nDrag0n wrote:
ottobene wrote:My vote for you, if you help me in technical nuances :)


I cannot promise I will be able to answer all you questions but no problems to help you if I can.

Also, you're already on my 4 'reviewed' delegate on my voting list.


Thanks a lot. Maybe some question about VPS setting in future.
I have make a list of delegates as well, for whom I'll be vote.

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sgdias
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Re: [Vote] Gr33nDrag0n for Active Delegate

Sun Mar 27, 2016 12:19 am

+1 here !

nik009
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Re: [Vote] Gr33nDrag0n for Active Delegate

Sun Mar 27, 2016 5:54 pm

+1

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cc001
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Re: [Vote] Gr33nDrag0n for Active Delegate

Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:26 pm

looks good to me. I like that you are not buying votes! +1
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CroDam
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Re: [Vote] Gr33nDrag0n for Active Delegate

Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:53 pm

+1 added to my list.
MY CANDIDATURE FOR DELEGATE

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=125

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Gr33nDrag0n
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Re: [Vote] Gr33nDrag0n for Active Delegate

Sun Mar 27, 2016 7:31 pm

cc001 wrote:looks good to me. I like that you are not buying votes! +1


Respect and Integrity are some of my most important personal values ...

and even with all the scam in the crypto's I think there is some good people in here (most good projects have)
Gr33nDrag0n | 194109334904015388L | Delegate | lisknode.io

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Samurray
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Re: [Vote] Gr33nDrag0n for Active Delegate

Sun Mar 27, 2016 7:37 pm

+ 1 you are on my list ofcourse !
My Candidature : https://forum.lisk.io/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=136

I believe that the first 101 active delegates will have the same amount of responsibility as Country Ambassadors: to secure the succes of Lisk platform wherever they are! Go Lisk !!! ;)

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