Datastax Holiday Hackathon

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4422 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4
hackathon
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starts on:
Dec 22, 2020, 02:00 AM
ends on:
Feb 09, 2021, 01:55 AM

Overview

In the spirit of encouraging innovation, we have decided to extend the timelines of the hackathon to allow more submissions to come in so that you get an opportunity to win the amazing prizes up for grabs!

All the submissions coming in post Jan 18th, will not quality to win the main prizes, however all of the amazing special category prizes listed under the 'Special Prizes' are up for grabs!

We’ve been working all year on our mission to make Apache Cassandra™ easier to use for developers and recently we introduced Stargate, a framework for REST, GraphQL, JSON/Document and CQL APIs, which is now a part of DataStax Astra. To celebrate, we’ve come up with a fun contest that not only lets you show off your skills, but gives you a chance to win some real money! The DataStax Holiday Hackathon is open to developers anywhere in the world to compete in an exciting contest that is all about innovative modern data applications. Whether you are a full-stack, front-end or back-end developer, we welcome you with open arms to come and show us what you can do.

Your mission should you choose to accept it: Show off your skills by building an amazing app with Datastax Astra (hosted Apache Cassandra™) as the foundation.

About Datastax

DataStax is the open, multi-cloud stack for modern data apps. DataStax gives enterprises the freedom of choice, simplicity, and true cloud economics to deploy massive data, delivered via APIs, powering rich interactions on multi-cloud, open source and Kubernetes. DataStax is built on proven Apache Cassandra™ and the Stargate™ open source API platform. DataStax Astra is the new stack for modern data apps as-a-service, built on the scale-out, cloud-native, open source K8ssandra™.

DataStax powers modern data apps for 500 of the world's most demanding enterprises including The Home Depot, T-Mobile, Intuit and half of the Fortune 100.

Themes

Open Innovation with DataStax Astra

Use your developer skills to create something impactful. Find a cause that means something to you, a topic that drives you and build a cloud native app that leverages Datastax Astra (Cassandra as a Service) so you can share with the world.

Prizes

All the submissions coming in post Jan 18th, will not quality to win the main prizes, however all of the amazing special category prizes listed under the 'Special Prizes' are up for grabs!

Main Prizes
First Prize
USD 10,000
Second Prize
USD 2500
Third Prize
USD 1000
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Special Prizes
Most Innovative Submission
USD 500

All special prizes will be chosen by community live voting during the awards ceremony. During the live event, we will ask attendees to vote on a group of finalists for each category. Participation is highly encouraged as your vote matters!

Most Socially Impactful Submission
USD 500

All special prizes will be chosen by community live voting during the awards ceremony. During the live event, we will ask attendees to vote on a group of finalists for each category. Participation is highly encouraged as your vote matters!

People's Choice Award
USD 500

All special prizes will be chosen by community live voting during the awards ceremony. During the live event, we will ask attendees to vote on a group of finalists for each category. Participation is highly encouraged as your vote matters!

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starts on:
Dec 22, 2020 12:00 AM PDT
closes on:
Feb 08, 2021 11:55 PM PST

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