Prizes and Benefits
The final winners will get prizes including cash and customized gifts.
How to Join?
Please follow the steps below to register for the hackathon, get free PolarDB instances and submit your entry.
Please complete your information and add a payment method or pass student verification.
Please make sure you have registered on Tianchi first.
Please make sure your submission meets the requirements.
- Contestants must have signed up for an Alibaba Cloud account to register for the hackathon. And in order to activate PolarDB, Contestants must either add a payment method or pass student verification.
- Contestants can compete either individually or on a team of up to 5 members. The members of the team cannot be changed after the team merger deadline. The cash prize will be only given to one participate for each winning team and cannot be separated.
- A qualified submission must use PolarDB for MySQL or PolarDB for PostgreSQL. You can also get additional points by using other recommended tools.
- Members of Alibaba Group can participate in the contest, but are excluded from the prizes.
Submission Requirements & Judging Criteria
In the challenge, contestants are required to use PolarDB for MySQL or PolarDB for PostgreSQL to build projects, and below are the submission requirements and judging criteria.
Technical Implementation: 40%
How well the application was executed by the developer and how well PolarDB was executed in the submission. Using PolarDB advanced features is highly recommended. Please read the Hackathon guide to learn more about the features.
Commercial or Social Value: 30%
The submission is commercially viable, or has social value; the project plan is complete and has clear goals. The submission is innovative, distinct from well-developed industry themes and solutions, and outperforms existing products. The value and innovation of the submission are clearly demonstrated.
Innovation and Creativity: 20%
The originality and creativity of the project.
Usage of Alibaba Cloud products: 10%
In addition to PolarDB, one or multiple Alibaba Cloud products are consumed by your account(s) and used in your solution, including for training models or building your working demo.