AWS Graviton processors are custom built by Amazon Web Services using 64-bit Arm Neoverse cores to deliver the best price performance for your cloud workloads running in Amazon EC2. AWS Graviton2 are the latest generation Arm-based processors that power a range of general purpose, compute optimized, and memory optimized EC2 instances

Graviton2-based instances can be used to run a wide variety of workloads including application servers, micro-services, high-performance computing, CPU-based machine learning inference, video encoding, electronic design automation, gaming, open-source databases, and in-memory caches. Linux-based applications built using programming languages such as Java, Python, PHP, Go can be easily run on Graviton2-based instances. See here for what the customers building with AWS Graviton2 instances and the benefits they are realizing.

We are challenging you to build or migrate innovative applications on AWS Graviton2-based EC2 instances. Check out the resources below to learn more about Graviton2 processors and their instances, as well as the applications you can build or migrate.

 

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Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$50,000 in prizes

Best New App

● $10,000 USD
● Tickets, hotel, airfare, and accommodations for 1 person to re:invent 2021
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Runner Up - New App

● $7,500 USD
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Third Place - New App

● $5,000 USD
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Fourth Place - New App

● $2,500 USD
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Fifth Place - New App

● $1,500 USD
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Honorable Mention - New App (10)

● $1,000 USD (up to 10 winners)

Best Migration

● $5,000 USD
● Tickets, hotel, airfare, and accommodations for 1 person to re:invent 2021
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Runner Up - Migration

● $2,500 USD
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Third Place - Migration

● $1,500 USD
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Bonus Prize - Most Creative Use Case

● $1,500 USD
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Bonus Prize - Best Technical Implementation

● $1,500 USD
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Bonus Prize - Highest Potential Impact

● $1,500 USD
● Blog post featuring the winning projects

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

  • Provide a URL to your code repository for judging and testing or a link to your functioning demo. 

  • Include a video (about 3 minutes) that demonstrates your submission. Videos must be uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook Video and made public.

  • Must include a link to their project working

    • If you can not include a link to your working project, you must be able to prove your work, provide end-to-end proof with a screen recording of localhost or some other solution

  • Must include a description of which category you are submitting to (New App / Migration) 

Judges

Patrick Moorhead

Patrick Moorhead
President and Principal Analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy

Jason Andrews

Jason Andrews
Solutions Director and Distinguished Engineer, Arm

Jeff Underhill

Jeff Underhill
Principal EC2 Business Development Manager, AWS

James Governor

James Governor
Analyst and Co-founder, Redmonk

Sudhir Raman

Sudhir Raman
Head of Products @ AWS

Judging Criteria

  • Quality of the Idea
    Includes creativity, originality, and code quality
  • Potential Value
    Includes the extent to which the solution can be widely useful for your organization & the Graviton ecosystem
  • Implementation
    Includes how well the idea was executed by the developers and the extent to which Graviton’s features were leveraged

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