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Student Cluster Competition



The CHPC Student Cluster Competition gives undergraduate students at South African universities exposure to the High Performance Computing (HPC) Industry. At the CHPC’s 2019 National Meeting teams will build small HPC clusters on the exhibition floor from hardware provided by the CHPC and our industrial partners. The winning team is entered into the ISC Student Cluster Competition hosted at the 2020 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Germany.

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Important Dates

Friday, 19 April Team Applications Open
Monday, 13 May Team Applications Close
Friday, 24 May Team Selection Invitations Released
Monday, 1 July Team Selection Begins
Saturday, 6 July Team Selection Ends
Monday, 15 July Student Cluster Competition Teams Announced
*Friday, 30 August Component List and Budget Released
*Sunday 29, September Draft Submission of Cluster Designs
*Friday, 11 October Final Submission of Cluster Designs
Saturday, 30 November Student Cluster Competition Begins
Wednesday,  December Student Cluster Competition Ends


* Tentative date