Examples of SCC Impact
Since its inception in 2007, the Student Cluster Competition hosted at the Supercomputing conference has had broad ranging impact for students, educational institutions, industry, and the HPC community. Some of the impacts of the SCC include:
- Promoting and developing HPC curriculum at the undergraduate level
- Providing excellent hands-on training for the next generation in HPC
- Showcasing HPC technology and its rapid development
- Demonstrating how HPC can be used by everyone
- Highlighting the interconnectedness between HPC hardware, software and applications to solve real-world problems
- Exposing student to HPC and inspiring them to seek their role in creating the next-generation of HPC breakthroughs
- Creating an opportunity for industry, national laboratories and academic institutions to work collaboratively to build the HPC community
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What others are saying
- "This program is a great way to develop interest and strong curricula in HPC and is of benefit to our entire community."
— Jay Owen, Director, External Research Office, AMD
- "The annual SC Cluster Challenge represents an outstanding collaboration between industry and academia, supporting the next generation of users in building complex systems against stringent boundaries"
— Donnie Bell, Senior Group Manager, HPC Solutions, Dell Inc.
- "we are encouraged to see the HPC community foster such a vibrant program for our upcoming HPC stars"
— John Monson, Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox Technologies
- "I learned a lot about Linux and build tools that I was able to use right away in my job. I also benefited from the experience in time management and scheduling.... Every interview I had was interested in my cluster experience."
— Sean Usher, Team University of Colorado, Boulder 2009, currently at Microsoft