We’re so excited that our free managed Kubernetes service is here. In celebration, we’re offering a limited edition t-shirt when you deploy an app using our free managed service!
What do I need to do?
To complete the challenge, follow these steps:
- Signup for the challenge by submitting your email and contact information on this page
- Create a free Managed Kubernetes account here.
- Deploy a cluster either on-premises (e.g., data center or laptop), or on AWS or Azure. You can use our quick start guide
- Deploy an application onto your cluster
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your desired t-shirt size (S, M, L, XL, XXL), a link to your Twitter or LinkedIn post, and confirmation of your address.
We can’t wait to send you your awesome t-shirt!
How long does the challenge run?
The contest is open until December 1st, 2020, or until t-shirt stocks last, whichever comes first. Please note there are only 200 shirts available and the challenge is first-come, first-served, so start today!
Who can take the challenge?
- Be a U.S. resident 18 years or older
- Work in one of the following teams: DevOps, Development, Engineering, Cloud Platform, Technology, SRE, Architect, IT Operations, IT Infrastructure
- Work for an enterprise with >500 employees, or an IT services organization with > 10 employees. The challenge is not open to Government, Education, and Non-Profit organizations.
One entry per person only please.
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