Student Cluster Challenge

EPCC MSc Student Team in ISC'13 SCC

Author: Xu Guo
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | 16:02

EPCC's MSc in HPC student team participated in the ISC13 Student Cluster Challenge at Leipzig from 16-19 June. This was the very first time that MSc students from EPCC (and from the UK!) had joined the Student Cluster Competition.

Eight teams from China, Costa Rica, Germany, Sourth Africa, UK and US were there to compete for three awards:

EPCC team enters the ISC’13 Student Cluster Challenge

Author: Xu Guo
Posted: 21 Mar 2013 | 14:06

[The article was contributed by the EPCC Student Cluster Challenge competition team.]

The Student Cluster Challenge at ISC (International Supercomputing Conference) is a competition where student teams from around the world build clusters competing against each other to achieve the maximum performance whilst remaining within a strict power limit of 3kW. Cluster performance will be assessed by the HPCC  (HPC Challenge) benchmark suite and a set of real world benchmarks.  

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