over 1 year ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Redis 'Beyond Cache' Hackathon gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 1 year ago

Redis Open Source Grant Program for Hackers

Hello Redis Hackers,

If you intend to open source the code from your Hackathon project, and want to get donations for it, then you may be interested in this $15,000 Matching Grant from xs:code. Read this blog for details: "Redis Open Source Grant Program".

You can also watch/listen-to the video from RedisConf here: "Open Source Sustainability and Redis Related Projects" by Chen Ravid of xs:code. 

Have any further questions? Join Redis Stars on Slack.

Dave & Drew
https://redislabs.com/community

 


over 1 year ago

And the finalists are .... (drum roll) ....

Hello Redis Hackers, 

Here is the moment you have been waiting for ... the finalists for the Redis 'Beyond Cache' Hackathon.

For Grand Prize winneer, 1st Runner-up, 2nd Runner-up and 3rd Runner-up, the finalists are (in no particular order):

  • intelliSchool - A web application and browser plugin that generates quizzes, notes, and flash cards automatically for use in educational videos. In addition to natural language processing and machine learning, the app uses RedisGears, Redis 
  • FaceMark - A real-time video solution that can take student attendance in a classroom using contactless face recognition, so everyone doesn’t have to handle the same…

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over 1 year ago

Promote your project!

Hey folks,

We're down to the final day of voting for hackathon finalists. Remember, there are two types of votes. 1st thru 4th place are voted on by judges. And points for the People's Choice award are awarded 50% by the judges and 50% by the public. I suggest you take advantage of these last 19 hours to promote your entry to your friends, families and online. For example, you could send an email saying 

"Hello friends, I created an application and need your vote in the Redis 'Beyond Cache' Hackathon. Please visit [link] and click "Vote for…

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over 1 year ago

Continue hacking - a virtual Hackathon June 5-7

Hello Redis Hackers,

While we wait for the voting process to go it's course, I hope you will continue working on your project. Not only b/c you might be one of the finalists, but also to participate in other hackathons. 

For example, why not join Hack the Northeast: a free 36-hour hackathon that will be held virtually on June 5-7. They've reached out to invite our participants to continue building their skills in technology at Hack the Northeast.

If you have any questions, contact Claire at claire@hackthene.com

 

Dave


over 1 year ago

Public voting is now open

It's your turn to pick the Popular Choice award winner! Browse 'Redis 'Beyond Cache' Hackathon' submission gallery, click on your favorite, and vote. Be sure to spread the word via your social networks, too!

Please note, as per the Devpost terms of service, you may not tamper with the vote process through manual or automated means, or attempt to compensate voters, at risk of disqualification. Find out more about public voting here.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 1 year ago

Final call for submissions

There are only 3 days left to complete your submission for Redis 'Beyond Cache' Hackathon.


over 1 year ago

Free Redis Cloud Account for the Hackathon

Hello Hackers,

You probably know this, but Redis 6 is available in many ways. Here are the options you can use for the Hackathon:

Free software and supports Redis, Redis Streams, Queues, Pub/Sub and Redis Modules:

In the Cloud (but does not support Redis Modules, yet). 
- Redis Cloud Essentials on AWS, Google or Azure (free up to 30 MB) https://redislabs.com/redis-enterprise-cloud/pricing/

For Mac:
- Redis 6.0.x is available for free for everyone: http://redis.io/download 
- Redis 4.0.14 on Mac with Homebrew: https://brew.sh
- Redis 6.0.x Enterprise Pro by Redis Labs: Free for 30 days: https://redislabs.com/download-center/

For Linux:
- Redis 6.0.x is available for free…

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over 1 year ago

Any Redis or Hackathon Questions?

Hello hackers,

It's the last weekend of hacking before your Hackathon submissions are due. If you have trouble getting started with Redis, please ask your question in our new Redis Forum here: https://forum.redislabs.com/c/getting-started/ 

Remember the rules: 

1) Your app must demonstrate how Redis can be used ‘Beyond Cache’ and must use one or both of these Redis features:

  • Event-driven architectures – Your application uses Redis Streams, Pub/Sub, and/or Queues 

and/or

2) The Judges will score…

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over 1 year ago

Hackathon Update = 12 days to submission deadline

Hello hackers,

Update: RedisConf is over but over 50 talks will be online for 27 more days.

Here is a sample of the talks: 

  • Creating a Model of Human Physiology using RedisGraph
  • Joinability Analysis at Scale with HyperLogLog
  • Leveraging Redis for System Monitoring
  • Fake News’ Foe: RedisAI (Identifying Fake news with Redis and AI)
  • Build a Message Bus with Redis Streams and FastAPI

And here's a sample of the training talks:

  • RediSearch ?
  • RedisAI 1.0 GA
  • RedisGears GA
  • RedisGraph 2.2
  • Time-based Redis: TimeSeries & Streams
  • vent-Driven / Write Behind Redis: Intro to Redis Gears
  • Image Recognition using PyTorch and RedisAI 

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over 1 year ago

RedisConf Keynote Talk: Tues 9:00-10:30 am Pacific Time

Hello Redis Hackers,

One way to learn how to use Redis 'Beyond Cache' is to watch the RedisConf Keynote talk this Tuesday morning from 9:00-10:30 am Pacific time. To attend the livestream you must register here: https://bit.ly/2yeuYiY

In the keynote, you will learn about new modules and features that extend Redis 'Beyond Cache'. I'm sure you will enjoy it. 

Redis Questions?

Don't forget to build your hackathon team. You have almost 3 weeks to submit your demo video. If you have any questions about Redis, you can submit them to our new Redis Community Forum here: https://forum.redislabs.com.

Hackathon Questions?

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