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2022 Competition
Dallas, Texas


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  SCC Winners


SCC22:
Dallas, Texas
Overall: National Tsing Hua University
Linpack: University of California, San Diego
(114.26 Teraflops)
HPCG: Friedrich-Alexander-Universität
(1.97 Teraflops)
io500: University of Texas, Austin
(Score: 42.486)
 
SCC22:
(Virtual)
Overall: Sun Yat-sen University

SCC21:
(Virtual)
Overall: Tsinghua University
Linpack: Southern University of Science and
Technology (280 Teraflops)

SCC20:
(Virtual)
Overall: Tsinghua University
Linpack: Tsinghua University (299.99 Teraflops)
HPCG: Tsinghua University (15.81 Teraflops)
io500: Tsinghua University (Score: 143.73)

SCC19:
Denver, Colorado
Overall: Tsinghua University
Linpack: Nanyang Technological University
(51.74 Teraflops)
HPCG: Nanyang Technological University
(1.86 Teraflops)
io500: Tsinghua University (Score: 30.56)

SCC18:
Dallas, Texas
Overall: Tsinghua University
Linpack: Nanyang Technological University
(56.51 Teraflops)
HPCG: Tsingua University (1.94 Teraflops)

SCC17:
Denver, Colorado
Overall: Nanyang Technological University
Linpack: Nanyang Technological University
(51.77 Teraflops)
HPCG: Nanyang Technological University
(2.01 Teraflops)

SCC16:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Overall: University of Science and
Technology of China
Linpack: University of Science and
Technology of China (31.15 Teraflops)
HPCG: University of Science and
Technology of China (820.66 Gigaflops)

SCC15:
Austin, Texas
Overall: Tsinghua University
Linpack: Technische Universität München
(7.134 Teraflops)
HPCG: Tsingua University (207.4 Gigaflops)

SCC14:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Overall: University of Texas at Austin
Linpack: National Tsing Hua University
(10.07 Teraflops)

SCC13:
Denver, Colorado
Overall: University of Texas at Austin
Linpack: National University of Defense
Technology (8.224 Teraflops)
Commodity
Track:
Bentley University and
Northeastern University

SCC12:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Overall: University of Texas at Austin
Linpack: National University of Defense
Technology (3.014 Teraflops)
Little Fe
Track:
University of Utah

SCC11:
Seattle, Washington
Overall: National Tsing Hua University
Linpack: State Univiversity of Nizhny Novgorod
(1.93 Teraflops)

SCC10:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Overall: National Tsing Hua University
Linpack: University of Texas at Austin
(1.07 Teraflops)

SCC09:
Portland, Oregon
Overall: Stony Brook University
Linpack: Colorado University (692 Gigaflops)

SCC08:
Austin, Texas
Overall: Indiana University
Linpack: National Tsing Hua University
(703 Gigaflops)

SCC07:
Reno, Nevada
Overall: University of Alberta
Linpack: National Tsing Hua University
(420 Gigaflops)

Once again, the SC Conference series is pleased to host the Student Cluster Competition (SCC), now in its sixteenth year, at SC22. The SCC is an opportunity for students to showcase their expertise in a friendly, yet spirited, competition. Held as part of the Students@SC program, the SCC is designed to introduce the next generation of students to the high-performance computing community. The competition draws teams of undergraduate students from around the world.

The Student Cluster Competition is an HPC multi-disciplinary experience integrated within the HPC community's biggest gathering, the Supercomputing Conference. The competition is a microcosm of a modern HPC center that teaches and inspires students to pursue careers in the field. It demonstrates the breadth of skills, technologies and science that it takes to build, maintain and utilize supercomputers.

Competition teams are composed of six students, an advisor, and vendor partners. The students provide their skills and enthusiasm, the advisor provides guidance, and the vendor provides resources (e.g., software, expertise, and travel funding).

Congratulations to the 2022 winners!
— See you in Denver next year! —

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2022 Competition Details


Dallas Convention Center
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas

The SC22 Student Cluster Competition is being planned as an in-person event in Dallas, November 14-16, 2022, with a virtual component for teams who cannot travel to the conference due to COVID restrictions. The competition is chaired by Stephen Leak, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC).

More information about the SC22 SCC is on the SC22 site.

Competition Rules

Dynamic Power Limit

Reproducibility Challenge

Cloud Component

Teams will have access to cloud-based HPC resources in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and in Microsoft Azure.

AI Benchmark

This year the SCC is introducing an AI benchmark to the suite of benchmarks teams will run. In this inaugural year, the AI benchmark will be optional and for bonus points: teams are encouraged to run the MLPerf inference benchmark for RetinaNet (image detection).

IndySCC

(Description, results, photos, posters)

2022 Teams

The SCC and IndySCC received many high-quality team submissions this year, and we're pleased to announce that the following teams will be competing in the SCC (follow the "Team Page" links for more information):

Teams competing in Dallas:
Teams competing remotely:
The Indy teams are:

 SCC22 Participants
SCC 2022 Participants

SC22 Committee
SCC 2022 Committee


(Photos will be added as they are received.)




The SCC wishes to thank the following for their generous
support of the Students@SC program, including the SCC

In-kind Donors:

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Platinum Donor:

Jack Dongarra


Gold Donors:

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Bronze Donors:

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