Witness @roelandp

in #witness-category6 years ago (edited)

The time has come to rebrand my early witness test @paynode (#49) and reveal my intention as witness @roelandp and upgrade all my efforts for this. I want to seriously add my fair share of server support to this blockchain and have prepared for this in the past weeks:

I've run @paynode for about 7/8 weeks without any downtime and 2 blocks missed because of initial misconfiguration 1 block missed and 2 blocks missed because of a replay of the blockchain after a hardfork update. I know this shouldn't happen but I was a backup witness without a backup node... Those things have changed now.

If you want to learn more about me, I recommend you read my introduceyourself post. It deals about kitesurfing, windmills, pancakes, festivals and how I enrolled in computer life.

Through my company, Shoudio (a badly chosen "Shout-Audio" acronym), CMS and app production for location based media and numerous other web apps I've gained considerable knowledge in the fields of server maintenance and cloud based intense usage "solutions". At home I have some Raspberry Pi's with Arch Linux, Raspian, Kodi XBMC. Here is a RaspiCam to Youtube stream tutorial for you.

Witness Infrastructure:

My @roelandp witness infrastructure is ready to downscale :) when needed. All my servers are firewalled and properly protected following best practices in server security.

Witness node:

ProcessorIntel i7-6700
Ram64 GB DDR4
HDD2 x 250 SSD
Connection1 Gbit/s

Seed node (seed.roelandp.nl:2001):

ProcessorIntel Xeon D-1521
Ram32 GB DDR4
HDD2 x 2 TB
Connection1 Gbit/s

Backup Witness node:

Processorx86 64bit (8x)
Ram16 GB DDR4
Connection500 Mbit/s

What I have brought to Steem to date:

What I want to bring for Steem in the future:

  • A reliable seed node and block signing through my witness infrastructure
  • Continued promotion of Steem as a great base for decentralised apps (a job as developer evangelist I would see fit)
  • Bring future SteemFest's across the world
  • Promote Steem as the alternative, reliable and fast confirming cryptocurrency

    Do I earn your trust and support?

    Vote roelandp for witness
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We have the same wallpaper in the bedroom! :) That alone will give you my vote. I also like windmills. Not many her in Norway though.

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Sounds like you are dedicated. You have my vote. Looking to follow your lead. Lets make some $ money.

det er ca 150 vindmøller i rogaland alene, og mer er på vei ;)

Fellow kitesurfer, have my first ever vote!

thank you!

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I am new into the community, but just voted for you!
Hope to keep learning and helping with whatever I can

I have voted and follow, I looked almost all 50 Witness and voted only for 7 persons. @roelandp is a good guy.

good choice... @roelandp
You have my witness vote already and i do follow roland...

as a new member, i know i gain a lot from roland...just sent my 2 new maiden posts...need you guys to look into it and comment...possibly upvot...thanks

You have got my vote. Althoug not a kitserver myself, I love watching it, spectacular!. One of my colleagues is a kitesurfer (Wijk aan Zee) and maybe if I was a little bit younger I would try it myself 🏄🏻

Thanks for SteemWallet and helping me recover my private keys! I’m enjoying the Steem platform thanks to you!

Good work!

I can get behind you on this. Witness upvoted. I appreciate the fact that you testbed yourself as a witness prior to asking for votes. That wins points in my book.

You've also taken the careful consideration to have redundancy built into your solution. Thank you for that.

Easy witness choice... I already voted for paynode and I just switched votes for roelandp.

Good Luck!

I acutally used your tools before I even knew you (sorry for that :P). In my opinion you did a lot for the Steemit community and I am sure much will follow. You can count on my vote and support. You have all it takes to be a top-witness!

Voted! Don't misbehave or we'll hit you with that big book, @roelandp! ;)

I wish I would be a whale !
Easy decision to vote for you... again ;)

You have my vote

Sounds amazing!! you have my vote :)

You have my vote.

Got my vote @roelandp! You are surely one of the most valuable STEEMIANS .. the first, or one of the very first, STEEM tool developers!


You have done a lot for the community already. You have my vote.


You have my vote roelandp. Keep up the great work!

I love this push for new witnesses!! My votes not worth much but you'll get it. I hope you get whale support

I was a witness with @paynode for about 7/8 weeks. I choose to rebrand and setup the full infra!

You have my support, voted you for witness. Thanks for all that you have done for the community. See you at steemfest :)

P.S. Love your steemtools.com you put together. So simple yet it really does help all these amazing creations for steemit all being in one place.

You've already brought a lot of great stuff so far man.. looking forward to what else you come up with in the future!

Up-voted and witness voted. Thank you for your support.

my first vote .

@roelandp for president top witness!

I am new here but I voted on you.

I want to be a witness, too.

Most definite, I am trying to come up with a strategy using online storge space with no data interuption and burstcoin mining via HDD or online storage.

Haha, that photo gave me a good chuckle. You've got my vote mate!

Thanks for the info @rolandp. I'm just starting out on this platform and learning about witnesses, at the moment. I like that you included your 2 missed blocks and it looks like you knew exactly what to do to fix that issue. Can I get a witness! Haha. I'm sure I'll include you. I still have 30 votes, but want to become more familiar with Steemit, before I make any moves like that. Good luck and I hope to see more from you in the future on Steemit. Take care.

Nice going It seems you are doing something to encourage guys like me a newbee

Solid contributions to the network. Good presentation of value added. You have my vote sir!

nice I am new what should i do

Tanks Im I new in the STEEM good worck :)

Clearly one of the best, and a far far far better option than that f***ing crook, dollarvigilante!

I am a newbie, but you have my trust. You are the first witness I vote for. Have a nice day!

A very useful post, hopefully @roeland always successful. If you wish please visit my account @ iban-kjp .


Lets start the brith of something new u like i post u post i resteem

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I'm new here. I just vote you

Hey cool thanks for the info. Good luck with that.

Interesting. Up voted and up voting my new blogs will be appreciated. Following.


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Voted ! :)

You got another vote sir! keep it up! :D

Good work. I voted.

Good Work Loved it

You have our vote, do you do any live music at SteemFest? We would love to be a part of it!!!

I'm sold. You have my vote. You seem like a really fun and honest guy,too.

Hello, you have my vote! Take care a please do a good job!

I just voted for you because I like you however I still don't know you personally

I am "2nd-day" and 1st post new to Steem!! Very excited to be onboard. You are the first person I followed😀 Looking forward to learning more about the program. You have offered a great starting point for me. Thank you for all you have contributed so far and I look forward to following you for more great information about STEEM!! Best!!

Just voted for you, you seem extremely dedicated to the community and the future of steem 👍🏻

I don't know exactly since i'm new here,i am interested of this guy, look pretty honest. goodluck and i am one of your witness.

voted for you as you seem trustworthy.
good specs/ witness history,
@steemfest looks very good, steem needs a celebration!

keep up the good work :)

I'm new here, but you seem like a good guy. I've followed you and I'll be voting for you as well! Look forward to reading more of your posts.

All the best!

To help you stay at the top, you have my vote.

Nice setup you got there :)

Followed and voted for you. I have 29 votes left , any suggestions ? :)
When I visit the Netherlands next year, I will need some pointers .. you know where to buy the good stuff from . Cheers

I have voted fr you !! My first ever vote in thia community i don't know much about you but going through your posts you have a great bug wide smile on your face and that reminds me of myself lol... I am one happy little bird i get happy for no reason Btw good luck ;)

Those computers specs was awesome and expensive. Voted you as a witness :) keep up the good work.

I am new into the community but just voted for you :)

This is amaizing

also one of mine first ever votes on steemit... this is probably one of the life situation that i'll be telling to my grandchildren...

Awesome job :) Good luck. I'm pretty new here.

I want to make money with steemit, it's a ground breaking network that'll take over I hope. I will vote for you :D

Im new here and you have my first Witness vote. Thank you.

You got my vote rasta bouh bouh ,help the society and be free with herb.

Voting for you and learning about witnesses at the same time!

I'm also new here :)
You have my vote.
Keep up with good work

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I just voted for you, congratulations on being the number one most voted witness and keep up the great work :)

thx for your trust man!

My reputation shows 9 & can't upload my post so please help me & please tell me how to delete my post in steemit?

nice boy.. good job

Great post again. Upvoted

Thank you for doing what you do as a Witness! I'm spending my evening learning about what Witnesses do and why I should vote for them. You've got my vote, all the way from South Africa. Much love, @sweetpea

I have read what you have done on Steemit thus far, I am impressed I am all for bringing value to the Steemit platform, which is why I have chosen to work as a curator soon. I just voted for you and you. have my support, I love that you added humor and I love windmills and pancakes!! Much success to you. @roelandp

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I like what you have done and what you hope to bring, I believe you would be a good witness mate! Voted, up-voted this post and followed.
Good luck to you!

Nice touch with the photo. :) It's the baby garment online store that made me decide to vote for you!

It would be nice if we can add a question answering functionality to steem, something like qoura, should not be hard.

Also it would be nice to add privacy support so that users can decide which posts are public which are not something like lists in facebook, it's achievable by encrypting private messages with symmetric keys and share the symmetric key with the list (one by one encrypted with their public)

Very nice,,,

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I just got into the community, but I've been feeding some friends
Hope to keep learning and help with whatever I can

@roalandp leuk je te leren kennen, ook al ben ik vrij nieuw hier op steemit mijn vote heb je alvast, ook al is mijn upvote erg klein deze heb je ook alvast verdiend. Alvast de groeten van een startende nederlandstalige minnow.

I'm new here can any one help me by voting

You cot my up vote,

Ff in het Nederlands, ik hoorde je spreken in de podcast, daar was maar een ding echt duidelijk, je hebt het beste in je gedachten voor steemit!

you earned my support...voted :)

Thank you for the post. My support. I wish patience and wisdom.

Habe gewählt und mich für Dich entschieden. Bau hier was schönes mit auf. Best regards.

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