Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tsinghua University Wins Student Cluster Competition at SC18

A 48-hour supercomputing battle pushes students to question decisions. GPUs aren’t one of them. At the SC18 supercomputing show’s Student Cluster Competition, Tsinghua Technological University, of China — running eight NVIDIA V100 GPUs — snagged the crown for overall winner. The honor of highest Linpack score — a measurement of a system’s floating point computing horsepower — went to Nanyang Technological University, in Singapore, which achieved 56.51 teraflops.