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Solve 5 Google Cloud challenges in Networking, Kubernetes, DevOps, ML, Data, Serverless & compete for the prize of €2.500.

The G Hack is an after work hackathon organized by Devoteam G Cloud for Cloud Engineers, Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Software Engineers, and Machine Learning Engineers around Europe. G Hackers come to resolve the 5x challenges of the G Hack Race in small teams of 2 to 3 to win the €2.500 cash prize.

Are you ready to compete against other teams for the cash prize of €2.500, learn a bunch of stuff & show your mastery of Google Cloud?
Register Now!

What’s the G Hack Challenge?

Join The Amazing G Hack Race and solve 5x exciting challenges in Networking, Kubernetes and DevOps, Machine Learning, Data, and Serverless. 

  • Kubernetes and DevOps – Defend against the Chaos Monkey
    Build a Kubernetes and DevOps environment that can survive the Chaos Monkey’s tricks and attacks
  • Machine Learning – Predict the future of football
    Predict scores based on historical data and test how accurate you are!
  • Data – Transformer, actions in disguise
    Extract, transform, and load data to unveil the hidden clues
  • Serverless – Unlock the chain
    Utilize the power of serverless technology to unlock an encryption chain
  • Networking – Who is the attacker?
    Engineer a networking environment that can secure, identify and pinpoint attacks from inside and outside your network

In small teams of 2 to 3 coders, you’ll choose which challenges you want to solve to reach the maximum amount of points. Every challenge is worth up to 10 points.

So will you go for quantity or rather quality? The choice is yours. 

Why should you attend the G Hack on Wednesday the 29th of March?

7 G Hack Countries
5 Challenges to solve
+300 G Hackers worldwide
2.500 Cash Prize / Country
  • The winner will go home with a cash prize of €2,500
    • 1 winner per participating country
    • No worries if you finish 2nd or 3rd you’ll also go home with a consolation prize
  • Beer, pizza & candy at the G Cloud Station
    • Rest from coding, eat pizzas, drink some sodas or beers, and catch up with the other G Hackers at this chill zone
  • Dominate the competition by proving your expertise in Google Cloud
    • & Meet and greet Google experts 
  • 100% Free
    • Participation is completely free of charge! It will only cost your precious time but believe us it’s worth it!
  • The G Hack Race is organized in 7 countries
    • There will be 1 winner in every country: Spain, Belgium, France, Portugal, Sweden, The Netherlands, and Germany.

Practical details

  • Thursday 29/03/2023 from 17:30 until 23:00
  • The G Hack is an in-person Hackathon and is organised in 7 countries:
    • Belgium: Google Digital Atelier – Cantersteen 10, 1000 Brussels
    • Netherlands: Google Amsterdam – Claude Debussylaan 34, 1082 MD Amsterdam
    • France: Devoteam office – 73 Rue Anatole France, Levallois Perret
    • Germany: Google Berlin – the address will be confirmed very soon
    • Portugal: Devoteam Office – Torre Fernão Magalhães, Avenida D. João II, nº 43, 9º. 1990-084 Lisboa
    • Spain: Google Madrid – Torre Picasso, Plaza Pablo Ruiz Picasso, 1, 28020 Madrid
    • Sweden: Devoteam office – Klara Östra Kyrkogata 2b, 111 52 Stockholm
  • If you choose to join our epic G Hack, team up with 1 or 2 mates,  and register your attendance with a Google account! Places are limited – so hurry…

G Hack Agenda

17:30 – 18:00
Welcome at the G Hack 👋

Welcome! Grab yourself a drink (or 2) 🍻 make yourself comfortable

18:00 – 18:30
Kick Off & Introduction to the hacking

Let’s discuss the rules, challenge & details.

18:30 – 21:30
Challenge Time

Let’s start! Will you go home with the cash prize of €2.500?

There will be also a yummy Pizza 🍕 Break and some time to refill your glass.

22:00 – 22:30
Award Show

And the winner of the G Hack 2023 is …

22:30 – 23:00
Beer & Chill

Time to relax.

Looking to practice? & gain 5 extra points

Practice makes perfect. You’ll receive the opportunity to prepare for the challenges upfront.
How? Try your hand by registering for the Google Cloud Skills boost to prepare & win up to 5 extra points

  1. Register for the Google Cloud Skills Boost where you’ll find a comprehensive collection of training, including hands-on labs that get you real-world experience in Google Cloud. 
  2. You’ll have a 30-day no-cost trial 
  3. You’ll have to complete the following skill badges and submit them via this form.
    One badge obtained = 1 extra point.
    1. K8S – https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/quests/116
    2. Data – https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/quests/132
    3. Networking – https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/quests/128
    4. Serverless – https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/quests/152
    5. ML – https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/quests/183

Throwback to last year’s G Hack

You can find all the Terms & Conditions on this page.

FAQ

The G Hack is an afterwork hackathon organised by Devoteam G Cloud for Cloud Engineers, Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Software Engineers, Machine Learning Engineers, and Developers around Europe. The G Hack team-based programming competition allows you to share your skills and connect with other coders as you work together to solve the 5x challenges of the G Hack Race. In small teams of two to three, coders you’ll choose which of the 5x challenges you want to solve to win the €3.000 cash prize. From Networking, Kubernetes and DevOps to Machine Learning, Data and Serverless – the choice is yours. 

Practice makes perfect. You’ll receive the opportunity to prepare for the challenges upfront.
How? Try your hand by registering for the Google Cloud Skills boost to prepare & win up to 5 extra points

  1. Register for the Google Cloud Skills Boost where you’ll find a comprehensive collection of training, including hands-on labs that get you real-world experience in Google Cloud.
  2. You’ll have a 30-day no-cost trial
  3. You’ll have to complete the following skill badges and submit them via this form.
    One badge obtained = 1 extra point.

    1. K8S – https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/quests/116
    2. Data – https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/quests/132
    3. Networking – https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/quests/128
    4. Serverless – https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/quests/152
    5. ML – https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/quests/183

No, you should have received an automated email. Check your spam or try again with a different email address.

Yes, this event will be a physical event hosted.

  • Bring your laptop!
  • And don’t forget to create a Google Account

Our partners

Google Cloud accelerates organisations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade cloud solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology to help companies operate more efficiently and adapt to changing needs, giving customers a foundation for the future.

With more than 2300 customers, +460 certified experts and +20 countries served; Devoteam G Cloud has established itself for the last 10 years as Google Cloud’s go-to Managed Services partner in EMEA. Their mission is to build cultures of innovation at companies by transforming the way they work.

March 29, 2023 - 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm UTC

G Hack Hackathon | The Race