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Mont-Blanc climbers: first day

July 14, 2015

The Mont-Blanc climbers team is being challenged at the Student Cluster Competition. Yesterday it was a busy day at the booth 422 and our students learned a lot from this challenge. A lot of interested people attended the booth asking questions about the ARM-based system installed at the exhibition floor of ISC2015. “We had some hardware failures on specific nodes that stressed us out but, on the other hand, many people came to our booth and congratulated us and encourage our initiative of using new technology.”, says Luna Backes, a resident student at Barcelona Supercomputing Center who is heavily involved in the Mont-Blanc project and the leader of the Mont-Blanc climbers team.

During this competition, attendees can vote the fan favorite team via a QR code given at the ISC15 exhibition floor or online (

See below the highlights video of the team: