We're fans of Node.js and so we're happy to be sponsoring the Node Knockout 48-hour hackathon and to be providing two prizes!
We host MongoDB at JoyentCloud with 500MB free plans. JoyentCloud is where Nodejitsu hosts Node Knockout apps. If you select JoyentCloud's us-east-1 (Virgina) datacenter, you'll have a low latency connection between your Node Knockout app and your database.
Instructions on how to provision a MongoLab server on the JoyentCloud (UPDATED):
- "npm update -g jitsu" OR "npm install -g jitsu"
- "jitsu databases create mongo"
We'll have a person on-site at Joyent's San Francisco headquarters for the kickoff on Nov 9. As always, we have engineers at firstname.lastname@example.org at the ready to answer questions.
We are offering the winners of the Team category and the Innovation category each a dedicated replica-set cluster with 2 GB RAM for 6 months. May the best apps win!
updates: 2012-11-09 clarification on prizes, official Node Knockout URL added. Old draft URL here: https://gist.github.com/4042395. Updated instructions.