Apply Now for SC14 Student Cluster Competition

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image001It’s time to get your team together for the SC14 Student Cluster Competition in New Orleans! The deadline to apply is Friday, April 11, 2014.

The Student Cluster Competition is a high-energy event featuring young supercomputing talent from around the world competing to build and operate powerful cluster computers. Created as an opportunity to showcase student expertise in a friendly yet spirited competition, the Student Cluster Competition aims to introduce the next generation of students to the high-performance computing community. Over the past few years, the competition has drawn teams from around the world, including Australia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Russia, Taiwan and the United States.

The energy and dedication that the student teams bring to the Student Cluster Competition is inspiring, especially as they work around the clock to overcome obstacles and get their systems up and running,” said Student Cluster Competition Chair Dustin Leverman of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. “Though they are competing all out against one another, the teams also share a camaraderie as they race to the end.”

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  1. This event is a bright spot in the SCxy conference series. The student teams who participate are very fortunate to get involved in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rub elbows with the people who define High Performance Computing. It is an experience that opens eyes as well as doors to opportunity.

    Bravo to the teams who have participated and to those of you getting ready to participate in the future. It is an experience you will not forget.