The first Master the Mainframe World Champion was crowned this week in New York. The competition was won by Yong-Siang Shih from National Taiwan University. Rijnard van Tonder of South Africa was second, after leading the competition into the final week. Coming in third was United Kingdom's Philipp Egli.
Starting back on March 10, this elite group of students worked remotely, receiving training from qualified zEnterprise instructors. Competitors sharpened their enterprise computing skills, learned about advanced development tools, and how the platform supports Cloud, Big Data & Analytics, Mobile and Security initiatives. Using that knowledge, the competitors were be tasked to build a business application on the mainframe.
Here are the top 6 places with their points. The complete standings at the end of the event.
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