Student Cluster Competition
Special Issue of Parallel Computing
(University of Washington)
What is the name of your team and why did you choose it?
Boundless DAWGZ. "Be Boundless" is our motto, and "DAWGZ" is slang for our school mascot.
Why do you think your team will have an edge in the event (what's your secret sauce)?
Our school’s motto is "Be Boundless" so we will.
What have you done to prepare that makes your team unique?
We used Amazon Web Services, our sponsor, to train in a scalable environment.
What are you most looking forward to in the competition?
The big bear thing at the convention center, and sleep deprivation.
How long will it take you to get to Denver?
About three hours.
What do your team members do for fun?
Some of our members also participate in cybersecurity (attack and defense) competitions.
If your team had a theme song, what would it be?
"In The End"
by Linkin Park.
Can you share an interesting fact about your team?
Nobody has any prior experience with supercomputing!