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September 25, 2015 - by Casey Bisson
Joyent is proud to sponsor the first ever MesosCon Europe hackathon on Friday, October 9th. This event is an opportunity to contribute to the project, learn from other members of the community, and build some fantastic hacks.
Joyent is the worldwide leader in container infrastructure and operates the only container-native public cloud. This hack day marks Joyent's introduction of support for Mesos and the Mesos community. By eliminating VMs and running containers securely on bare metal in public and private clouds, Mesos on Joyent's Triton infrastructure offers unparalleled performance and elasticity.
Though not required, participants are invited to use Joyent's cloud during the hack day. Joyent is offering each participant substantial service credits in our cloud to kickstart work and continue hacking after the event.
Joyent is challenging participants to hack on Mesos in two categories:
Additionally, Joyent is offering a container-native bonus award to one hack in each of the above categories that best leverages the simplicity, performance, and elasticity of Joyent's Triton bare metal container infrastructure. Joyent's judges may award the container-native bonus at their discretion.
These rules are subject to change. Please hack the code, not the rules: if you think you're doing something that's against the rules or that gives you an unfair advantage, you probably shouldn't do it.
9:00 - Hacking begins at conference center
13:00 - Lunch arrives
17:00 - Coding stops, refreshments are served
17:15 - Re-explain the voting rules
17:20 - Presentations start - Each team gets 5 minutes to pitch what they built and show it off
18:00 - Voting occurs
18:15 - Winners announced
The hackathon is open to all MesosCon Europe 2015 attendees. Please indicate your interest in the hackathon while registering for the conference or update your registration to reflect it.