Slingshot（ Catapult competition ） It's a community competition for storage customers and developers , The reward will be real , Valuable and available data is stored in Filecoin Behavior on the Internet . The goal is to 10PiB Valuable data loading Filecoin The Internet . Teams are interested in storing more useful data and building interesting 、 New and powerful user interface （UI） Or applications associated with their stored data .
The first in the catapult competition 1 The stage went on for four weeks , And in 2020 year 10 month 28 At the closing ceremony on the last Wednesday of July, it reached a climax . This article focuses on the closing ceremony and the catapult competition 1 Stage of the game .
Celebrate the first stage
To start the closing ceremony ,Filecoin Product owner Pooja Shah Looking back on what happened in the first four weeks of the competition .Filecoin The network itself has undergone tremendous changes , Including the smooth start of the main network , Five community led Filecoin Improvement proposal , And the network continues to expand beyond 675PiB Of storage capacity .
To celebrate the establishment and achievement of the network , The community has organized Filecoin Start the week , The event gathered 80 Many experts , Discuss Filecoin And related topics , Including technical details , The development process , Current and future applications and everything in between .
Achievements in the first stage
In this exciting context , The first stage of the catapult competition attracted people's attention Filecoin Useful data already contained in the network . In more than 520,000 More than 650 TiB The data of . These deals are made by 19 A country / Regional 100 Multiple projects completed ！ Because of their efforts , These competitors won the overall prize pool 59,850 FIL.
In addition to storing this useful data on the network ,Filecoin The community also benefits in many other ways . The first stage deals with Filecoin The network has been stress tested ,Filecoin Contributors and developers from Filecoin Storage client workflow learned a lot , And identified potential opportunities for improvement . And it also marks future improvements , To continue to enhance Filecoin Store and retrieve the client experience .
In the past few months ,Filecoin The developer and storage client community has also been growing steadily . stay Filecoin Slack On several channels of , We see dozens of developers working together , To share best practices , And help each other store valuable datasets , And in Filecoin Building exciting applications on the web .
Community experts also held various thematic meetings , Introduce from master courses and other aspects Filecoin Key concepts and tools for , And also shared about Filecoin Related infrastructure and future ecological construction .
stay Slingshot Stage 1 In just a few weeks , Communities are driving incredible Internet growth , Let's see Slingshot Stage 2 The achievement of ！
The first stage of the team's live presentation
At the catapult closing ceremony , Take part in the first phase of 9 Teams showed their projects in live presentations . We saw all kinds of projects , They go through interesting UI stay Filecoin Data stored on , Include ：
1. Interactive maps , You can search for Google Open Images Data sets and visualizing where the photos were taken （Deplatformr）;
2. Docker The center of the image （Dragonfly）;
3. File sharing applications store valuable public datasets , for example COVID-19 Open research data sets and Creative Commons Licensed media （FileZoo,CreativeFileCloud,FileDrive）;
4. The user interface shares interesting and novel data , From weather data collected by universities to public virtual reality videos （ Yunnan starry sky ,ipfsNewBund）;
5. Use in interactive games Landsat8 Satellite image data game （Geoguesser）;
6. A platform for storing AI training data and integrating it with a broader decentralized model training platform （Orion-DeepLearningCloud） Integrated platform .
ipfsNewBund Show it UI
After the live demonstration , The first prize is awarded to the winning team . These awards are awarded by Slingshot The community review panel of . The audit process took three days , The reviewers evaluated UI, And from Filecoin The team's data is retrieved from the network to validate it . Here it is , Thanks to the community commentators for their help ！
Last , We award awards in three categories , total 59,850 gold FIL.
A. Storage Award ： Competitors store at least 500TiB From the data 50,000FILB. Community Award ：5,550 individual FIL, Award the best project in multiple categories C. Booster Awards： Any storage at least 1GiB Data items are available 50FIL Reward , In total 4,300FIL