Free Alibaba Hackathon @ Singapore
Aug15

#Meet Up

Alibaba Hackathon @ Singapore

Hosted by Alibaba Group
Aug15

Alibaba Hackathon @ Singapore

Alibaba Group
Register now

Join the challenge to develop an algorithm to solve scheduling problems and win a $34000 USD prize pool and a job at Alibaba Group!


Alibaba Hackathon @ Singapore


As the scale of modern data centers grows, utilization improvement has game-changing impact on cost and environmental sustainability.

Join the challenge to develop an algorithm to solve scheduling problems and win a USD 34,000 prize pool!

Bring your CV and get fast-tracked in Alibaba Group's recruitment process!


Are you ready for the challenge? 

Alibaba Group invites you to a 1-day hackathon to:


 put your algorithm capabilities into practice
 access exclusive Alibaba Group datasets
 collaborate and learn from Alibaba Group data scientists and fellow hackathon participants through team-work and sharing sessions
 win a USD 1,000 Hackathon cash prize pool onsite
 qualify for the semi-final round of the online ‘Alibaba Global Scheduling Algorithm Competition’ to win USD 33,000 in cash prizes
 Attend the Alibaba Cloud Summit to experience industry leader keynote speeches


About the Challenge


The hackathon is open to all engineers, scholars, students, and enthusiasts globally to develop and study efficient algorithms to solve scheduling problems in data center resource management. As the scale of modern data centers grows, even a 1% of resource utilization improvement would lead to significant overall cost savings. At the same time, this resource utilization optimization drives power saving hence reducing carbon footprint and benefiting society.


Registration 

  • The contest is open to the public. Members of the organizing parties can participate and submit scores to the rankings but CANNOT be considered for prizes and awards. 
  • Contestants may participate individually or form a team of up to 3 members. 
  • Any dishonest behavior will lead to disqualification which may include: false registration information, use of data from external resources, submission of results using multiple accounts, etc.

Get a head-start by participating in the online Alibaba Global Scheduling Algorithm Competition.


The Prizes

  • 1st place: $500
  • 2nd place: $300
  • 3rd place: $200
  • Top 5 teams qualify for a direct entry to the semi-final of Alibaba’s Global Scheduling Algorithm Competition

*Only accessible to groups that attend this hackathon.


Hackathon Agenda

All sessions are ‘walk-in’ sessions and optional.

Food & beverages will be available throughout the day.

All you need is to bring your own laptop and have fun!

  • 8:00 - 8:20. Reception and registration support 
  • 8:20 - 8:40. Opening speech by Bill Lang, Director of Data Science, Lazada Group 
  • 8:40 - 9:00. Introduction to the assignment, including top tips by Frank Zhao, Alibaba Technology Evangelist
  • 9:00 - 12:00. Main forum of Alibaba Cloud Summit. You may either attend the forum or continue to work on the Hackathon. 
  •  12:00 - 13:30. Lunch
  • 14:00 - 14:30. Acceleration workshop
  • 15:00 - 18:00. Four evaluation rounds respectively at 15:00, 16:00, 17:00,18:00.
  • 18:00 - 18:30. Awards ceremony and closing speech.


Organizers

Tianchi, powered by Alibaba Cloud, is the leading global hackathon-like competition platform connecting the best software developers and data scientists with businesses and governments globally to solve the toughest business problems across industries. Find more competitions at Tianchi.com. 

Alibaba System Software Department is responsible for building software infrastructures for Alibaba Group ecosystem and providing all business units/groups in our ecosystem with system software of high stability and performance at low cost, including OS, JVM, container, resource scheduling & management.

Lazada is the No. 1 online shopping & selling destination in Southeast Asia – present in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Lazada helps more than 145,000 local and international sellers as well as 3,000 brands serve the 560 million consumers in the region through its marketplace platform, supported by a wide range of tailored marketing, data, and service solutions.




More events from this country/region

2019
Dec6
Free ApsaraChat Live: Cloud Security Best Practices

#Others

ApsaraChat Live: Cloud Security Best Practices

In our exciting second ApsaraChat Live webinar series, learn how to protect your data with Data Security experts!
Hosted by Alibaba Cloud
2020
Jan9
Free ApsaraChat Elastic Container Workshop

#Meet Up

ApsaraChat Elastic Container Workshop

Want to kick-start 2020 on a high? There’s no better way to welcome the new year than learning something new at our upcoming ApsaraChat Meetup!
Hosted by Alibaba Cloud