Overview

Are you itching to turn your idea into software? Do you express creativity thru code? If that’s you, come and join the Pure Storage hackathon! Be part of a community of developers, hackers and innovators who will come together online to implement their game-changing ideas and set their vision into motion for the tools, applications, or solutions of tomorrow.

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Idea Collection: 4/10/18 – 4/20/18

Development: 4/21/18 – 5/16/18

End: 5/16/18 for judging to take place between 5/16 - 5/21.

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Developers or tech enthusiasts at Pure Storage customers and partners or those who “secretly” desire to be part of the Pure Storage community

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Bring your disruptive idea and passion for coding. We’ll provide the online hackathon development environment with REST API, PowerShell SDK or Python Toolkit.

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This is an online hackathon

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Cool prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners selected by our judges

Interested? Let’s get started!

We are providing pre-built environments once registered. These environments include hosts, either Windows Server 2016 or Linux. You can use Python, PowerShell, C#. The latest version of Purity 5.0 will be available to develop solutions against. There will be tools pre-installed such as Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.

Themes

Management Tools

Create management tools using the Pure Storage FlashArray REST API, PowerShell SDK or Python Toolkit. An example could be creating a web application that allows for refreshing volumes for Dev/Test or production workloads as a self-service portal.

Infrastructure as Code

Create solutions around DevOps and a CI/CD pipeline for deployment. An example could be using Git and Jenkins for build automation and deployment.

Automation & Orchestration

Create automation or orchestration solutions that function as like pipeline. An example could be automating the creation of a templated deployment for hosts, connecting volumes, refreshing the host OS and formatting the LUNs for use.

Prizes

Main Prizes
Microsoft IoT Pack for Raspberry Pi 3 - w/ Raspberry Pi 3 (3)
USD $130

The Microsoft Internet of Things Pack for Raspberry Pi 3 is the best way to get started using Windows 10 and your Raspberry Pi as an IoT enabled device. A collaboration between Microsoft's IoT division and Adafruit, this pack's the best way to get started using both Windows 10 on your Pi and to start doing some popular projects with the internet of things.

Check out https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/iot for more information on how to set up Windows 10 IoT Core on your Raspberry Pi and download project samples! This pack is certified for use with Microsoft Azure as well as other compatible Azure certified operating systems.

See https://www.adafruit.com/product/2733 for more details.

Special Prizes
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Starter Pack - Includes a Raspberry Pi (3)
USD $115

Includes: PiTFT Plus 480x320 3.5" TFT+Touchscreen for Raspberry Pi

Gotta say - this new Pi 3 is fly. All the cool kids are going to have it - but all the coolest kids are also going to have a big pack of super cool accessories.

We've hand chosen these accessories as the perfect accompaniment to your new Raspberry Pi 3 - Model B. It's everything you need to get going with a high quality power supply, Raspbian 8G NOOBs SD card (newly updated to work on the Pi 3), lovely case, handy console cable, and lots of prototyping essentials. It's a great jumping off point for the rest of our extensive accessory and pack collection.

Note: Keep in mind that the form of the Pi 3 didn't change much so many of the important accessories haven't changed. The big changes are the built-in WiFi, on board Bluefruit Low Energy, and of course 50% more speeeeeeeed!

See https://www.adafruit.com/product/3058 for more details.

Raspberry Pi 2 - Model B v1.2 - ARM Cortex-A53 with 1G RAM
USD $85

Includes: PiTFT Plus 480x320 3.5" TFT+Touchscreen for Raspberry Pi

Didn't think the Raspberry Pi could get any better? You're in for a big surprise! The Raspberry Pi 2 Model B is out and it's amazing! With an upgraded ARM Cortex-A53 quad-core processor, Dual Core VideoCore IV Multimedia coprocessor, and a full Gigabyte of RAM, this pocket computer has moved from being a 'toy' to a real desktop PC!

See https://www.adafruit.com/product/2358 for more details.

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