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Costa Rica Cluster Finale

Rainforest Eagles compete to finish

SCC11  The Costa Rica team gave it their all at their first Student Cluster Competition. We caught up with them just a few minutes before they turned their final results files into the judges….…

Buffalo’s in the Hunt?

Final SCC11 Colorado ramblings

SCC11  We grabbed Team Colorado for a few final thoughts before the end of the Student Cluster Competition. Spirits were good, despite a few problems with their hardware and memory usage.…

SCC11: Home Stretch

Team China preps for finish

SCC11  We spent a few minutes talking to Team China before they submitted their final results for the 2011 Student Cluster Competition. They’re happy and had a good time, but it’s hard to figure out how they gauge their chances. We’ll find out soon….…

Team Boston Crunch Time

Final hours…

SCC11  We caught up with Team Boston (aka Team Chowder) a few hours before they turned in their results for SC11. They share their thoughts about the competition and their results thus far, along with whatever else their sleep-deprived minds came up with.…

Russians Bear Down at SCC11

Will LINPACK win fuel overall triumph?

SCC11  We dropped by the Team Russia booth to congratulate them on their record-setting LINPACK victory and to get their thoughts on SCC11. Is their LINPACK win a sign of things to come? Can they take the whole ball of wax?…

SCC11: Meet Team China

Does Tianhe legacy spell SCC win?

Team Vid  China’s NUDT (National University of Defense Technology) shocked the world in 2010 when it unveiled the fastest supercomputer known to man, the 1.86 Pflop Tianhe-1A. It came out of nowhere and caught the entire industry by surprise.…