[New Merchandise Released] The 2023 merchandise you voted for is now available! Come check out the real product images. Limited quantities, redeem now!

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Original topic: 【新周边上线】2023年,你们选的周边已经出来啦!快来看看实物图,数量有限,马上兑换哟~

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Before the New Year, we invited TiDBers to choose new peripherals. Over 100 friends participated in the voting and gave us a lot of inspiration. Thank you for your support and love for the TiDB community. We look forward to more great content and regional activities in the new year!

Let’s review some of the voting results from last time:

Let’s take a look at the new peripherals in the community, what they look like, what they can be used for, and their redemption points.

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High Vote Leading Candidates

Peripheral Name: TiDB Full Power Super Charger Plug

Power: 67W
Function: Equipped with both Type-C and USB output modes, it can charge both your phone and computer simultaneously, keeping you fully charged in 2023!
Note: The peripheral includes only the fast charger plug; data cables need to be provided by yourself.

Redemption Points: 2600
Click to redeem now: Member Center | TiDB Community


All-Season “Warmth” Candidate

Peripheral Name: TiDB Smart Leather Mouse Pad

Function: This peripheral has 3 temperature settings. In winter, it can provide you with a consistently warm working and learning environment. The TiDB community accompanies you!

Redemption Points: 2000
Click to redeem now: Member Center | TiDB Community


Efficient Time Management Tool

Peripheral Name: TiDB Efficiency Timer & Break Reminder

Function: Gravity-sensing timer (flip to time), with 60min, 30min, 20min, and 15min reminders to improve focus. Start managing your time in 2023 to boost efficiency! But! If you are usually very focused on work, remember to set a break time for yourself. When the time is up, get up, move around, rest your eyes, drink some water, and stretch!

Note: This peripheral requires 2 AAA batteries, which are not included. It operates on 3V low voltage and can be used normally for 6-8 months (with new batteries).

Redemption Points: 1000
Click to redeem now: Member Center | TiDB Community


Essential Leisure Gadget

Peripheral Name: TiDB Ultra-Thin Phone Stand

Function: Metal magnetic buckle, invisible folding does not affect the phone grip, perfect for binge-watching and learning.

Redemption Points: 700
Click to redeem now: Member Center | TiDB Community


Beep beep beep! Phone not included, phone case not included either!


2023 Nice to Meet U Community Stickers

Redemption Points: 500
Click to redeem now: Member Center | TiDB Community

Thank you for your continuous support of the TiDB product family. Every answer, every article, every event is powered by you. It’s great to meet you! And it’s great to have you accompany the community in growing together!

Redemption Entry:

Gifts are limited, first come first served (available from March 1, 2023)

Get a chance to collect all peripherals for free!

Join the second TiDB Community Essay Contest now!

How to earn more points?

Type Reward Event Experience Points Points Max Daily Rewards Description
Complete Company Information 50 50 First-time completion only
Complete Personal Information 20 20 First-time completion only
Bind Github Account 10 20 First-time binding only Contributors will automatically receive the Contributor Badge upon successful binding.
Bind Email 10 20 First-time binding only Binding your email unlocks the TiDB Community weekly newsletter, providing you with the latest community news (hot Q&A, technical articles, event recommendations).
Bind Phone Number 10 20 First-time binding only Binding your phone number allows community tech experts to contact you promptly in case of emergencies to help resolve technical issues.
Check-in 2 ~ 5 2 ~ 5 1 Click ‘Check-in’ to receive rewards. 1-day check-in rewards 2 points; 2 consecutive days reward 3 points; 3 or more consecutive days reward 5 points. Missed check-ins reset the count.
AskTUG Post a question 5 5 10 Must be posted in the appropriate section. Points will be deducted for deleted posts.
Answer a question 8 8 10 Points will be deducted for deleted invalid replies.
Answer selected as ‘Best Answer’ 15 15 10 No reward for setting your own reply as ‘Best Answer’.
Mark a self-posted question as ‘Best Answer’ 5 5 10 Reward for marking your own post’s ‘Best Answer’. No reward for setting your own reply as ‘Best Answer’.
Post liked 2 2 10 Cannot like your own post. Points will be deducted if the like is removed.
Post quoted 5 10 10 Quoted content will reward the original author.
Post recommended and pinned 10 20 3 Recommended and pinned by an admin.
Column Publish technical articles & columns 100 ~ 200 100 ~ 200 No limit Column: Publish Entry, publishing rules reference: Column Technical Article Publishing Guide
Article liked 2 2 10 Cannot like your own article. Points will be deducted if the like is removed.
Article favorited 5 5 10 No points for favoriting your own column (technical article).
Article quoted 5 10 10 Quoted columns (technical articles) will reward the original author.
Article recommended and pinned 10 20 3 Recommended and pinned by an admin.
Course Learning Complete 101-TiDB Quick Start Course 50 50 Once Click to learn
Complete 201-TiDB Cluster Architecture and Features Course 50 50 Once Click to learn
Complete 301-TiDB System Management Basics Course 50 50 Once Click to learn
Complete 302-TiDB Advanced System Management Course 100 100 Once Click to learn
Complete 304-TiDB Performance Tuning Case Studies Course 50 50 Once Click to learn
Complete 307-TiDB Performance Tuning Course 100 100 Once Click to learn
Complete 305-TiDB Troubleshooting Case Studies Course 50 50 Once Click to learn
Complete 308-TiDB Troubleshooting Course 100 100 Once Not yet available
Talent Plan Participate in Talent Plan 20 20 Once Awarded the “Talent Plan” badge
Submit valuable BUG or feature suggestions 30 30 5
Resolve ISSUE 80 80 No limit
Complete a full path assignment in Talent Plan 100 ~ 500 100 ~ 500 Once
Become a Talent Plan sharing mentor 100 100 Once
Participate in Talent Plan mentoring activities 100 100 Once
Certification Pass PCTA Certification 200 200 Once PCTA Exam
Pass PCTP Certification 500 500 Once PCTP Exam
Pass PCSD Certification 350 350 Once PCSD Exam
Type New Reward Event Reward Max Rewards Description
Experience Points Points
Participate & Initiate Activities Initiate an activity 50 ~ 150 50 ~ 150 No limit Proactively initiate topic activities and organize promotion until the event is fully implemented.
Participate in online meetings 10 20 No limit
Participate in offline activities 40 80 No limit
Attend online/offline activities as a speaker 100 200 No limit
Accept community interviews or talks 60 120 No limit
Promote and share TiDB 50 ~ 500 100 ~ 1000 No limit
Contribute to TiDB Share articles about TiDB on any platform 100 ~ 200 100 ~ 200 No limit
Publish technical articles in the TiDB community 100 ~ 200 100 ~ 200 No limit
Authorize the TiDB community to repost quality articles 100 ~ 200 100 ~ 200 No limit Reposting channels include but are not limited to: 1. AskTUG full-stack pinned resources 2. Zhihu “TiDB Backyard” column 3. Other TiDB community channels such as WeChat public account, self-media channels, CSDN, Juejin, SegmentFault, Open Source China, etc.
Upload sample programs & technical videos 20 ~ 100 20 ~ 100 No limit
Produce teaching videos 100 ~ 500 100 ~ 500 No limit
Write books 100 ~ 1000 100 ~ 1000 No limit
Improve TiDB Participate in new version beta testing 100 100 No limit
Submit complete product defect paths 100 100 No limit Submit BUG reproduction steps in [Suggestions & Feedback · Product Defects], confirmed as a BUG, and no other members have submitted the same BUG.
Assist in product defect optimization 100 ~ 2000 100 ~ 2000 No limit
Submit complete product requirements 10 10 No limit Submit complete product requirements in [Suggestions & Feedback · Product Requirements] as prompted.
Assist in product requirement development and verification 200 ~ 1000 200 ~ 1000 No limit
Test peripheral tools 100 100 No limit Produce evaluation articles.
Participate in product requirement surveys 50 ~ 100 50 ~ 100 No limit
Write, modify, optimize documentation 50 50 No limit
Other Annual MVA 300 300 Rewarded when selected as Annual MVA, no limit Contribute 3 or more quality technical content shares to the TiDB community within a year (calendar year) to be selected as TiDB Community Annual MVA.
Annual MOA 500 500 Rewarded when selected as Annual MOA, no limit Contribute 10 or more quality technical content shares to the TiDB community within a year (calendar year) to be selected as TiDB Community Annual MOA.

High Points Tip - Write Column Articles

  1. Points Reward: Publish 1 column article to receive 100-600 points & experience points reward.

Selected for the journal can receive an additional 300 points reward. Specific requirements: TiDB Community Technical Monthly | TiDB Books

  1. Community Honor: MVA/MOA

(Annual) Publish 3 articles to be selected as Annual MVA. MVA can choose one exam qualification/free access to premium courses for one year.
(Annual) Publish 10 articles to be selected as Annual MOA. MOA can choose one exam qualification + free access to premium courses for one year.

List of available certification exams and courses: 【New Redemption】Courses & Exam Qualifications Available for Free Redemption with Points
More MVA /MOA introduction 【TiDB Community Honor】How to Become MVA & MOA?

  1. Honor Badge: Publishing column articles can also earn exclusive [Creation Badge]
  • Well-written (1 article)
  • Fluent (5 articles)
  • Praiseworthy (20 articles)
  • Masterpiece (50 articles)

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Column Writing Milestone

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Publishing Entry:

MVA MOA Trophy

Recommended Reading:

【TiDB Community Honor】How to Become MVA & MOA?

Other Past Redeemable Gifts





| username: ShawnYan | Original post link

Nice to meet u, new peripherals~~ :partying_face:

| username: Kongdom | Original post link

I can’t wait to go all-in with my points~

| username: WalterWj | Original post link

Both, both.

| username: Jellybean | Original post link

If there is no such line of text under the computer, we will have to all in our points on it.

| username: db_user | Original post link

My points should be just enough to go all-in.

| username: Leox | Original post link

Can’t afford to replace even one :sob:

| username: tidb菜鸟一只 | Original post link

Well, I think the original backpack and single-shoulder bag are still the best.

| username: Billmay表妹 | Original post link

Too many points, not sure what to redeem them for~

| username: TiDBer_jYQINSnf | Original post link

:+1: :+1: :+1:

| username: liuis | Original post link

How about I give you one? I want a backpack so I can show off when I go out.

| username: TiDBer_pFFcXLgY | Original post link

This is impressive!

| username: hanllove001 | Original post link

Points are too few. Can’t exchange.

| username: TiDBer_Wp | Original post link

No points :joy: :rofl:

| username: 考试没答案 | Original post link

Too few points

| username: coderv | Original post link

What is the size of the mouse pad?

| username: 张雨齐0720 | Original post link

I have already redeemed the TiDB efficiency timer & break reminder.