June 26, 2013

Student Cluster Teams Break Records at ISC’13

At the 2013 International Student Cluster Challenge (ISC’13), the team from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China, won the Best Linpack award and set a new record with 8.455 Tflops. The team from the Centre for High Performance Computing of South Africa won the Overall Best award, and the team from Tsinghua University ranked second in terms of overall score at ISC’13. It is China’s second championship at ISC’13 after Tianhe-2 claimed the lead in the Top500 list, and attendees were impressed by China’s rapid development in system research, application development, and talent education of supercomputers.

 

 
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