This is a good place to start your
Your task is simple. Connect to the problem endpoint and grab a PostgreSQL database dump. It's going to be base64 encoded, because bytes.
We want you to restore that backup on a Postgres server of your choosing and extract the social security numbers of people marked as
alive. The others are of no concern to us. Things should be clearer once you get to know the structure of the DB.
Submit the correct list of SSNs to the solution endpoint and grab your reward.
Problem JSON structure is simple:
dump: a base64 encoded
pg_dumpdump (by the way,
Your solution should be a JSON with the following keys inside it:
alive_ssns: a list of SSNs corresponding to entries marked with a status of
alive. Order does not matter, the list is treated as a
It's amazing how many people can't restore a backup! Don't be one of them.