The EF is happy to announce the outcomes of the Medalla data challenge, an information hackathon centered on the Medalla testnet ✨
The immediate was open-ended: we requested for knowledge instruments, visualizations, and analyses of testnet knowledge; in brief, something that will assist the neighborhood make sense of all the information.
Over the course of six weeks we acquired 23 submissions from all kinds of groups. We have been happy to see top quality submissions for each class.
Prizes are divided into three tiers primarily based on scope, extensibility, and usefulness to the neighborhood.
🥇 Gold ($15k prize)
- Jim McDonald — chaind, a device for extracting knowledge from a operating eth2 consumer and storing it in a PostgreSQL database. Notably, this device was utilized by a number of different groups who submitted to the information problem.
- Pintail — a sequence of weblog posts (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) evaluating consumer efficiency, learning community habits, and discussing validator effectiveness.
🥈 Silver ($5k prize)
- Sid Shekhar and Elias Simos — a wide-ranging study of eth2 knowledge.
- Evgeny Medvedev of Nansen — an extension of the ethereum-etl device to eth2, in addition to a BigQuery database dump of eth2 knowledge.
- Nate McKervey of Splunk — a blog post and dashboard learning Ethereum community well being.
🥉 Bronze ($1k prize)
The goals of this contest have been to welcome new minds into the Ethereum neighborhood, encourage them to pore over eth2 knowledge, make it simpler to parse and analyse, and supply precious insights to each builders and the neighborhood at giant. To that finish, the competitors has been an important success, and we suspect that most of the instruments and analyses produced might be helpful as mainnet goes stay.
For those who’re fascinated with selecting up the place any of those submissions left off, please think about making use of for a staking community grant!