2018 User Survey: The results are in!

Thank you to the more than 260 respondents who took the time to complete our third annual WestGrid User Survey last November...

Research computing workshops coming to SFU's Big Data Hub - March 18-21, 2019

A free workshop series is coming to Simon Fraser University in March, hosted by SFU's Big Data Hub and WestGrid. The...
WestGrid webinar RDM March 2019

WestGrid announces webinars and training workshops for Winter / Spring 2019

WestGrid runs training activities year-round, ranging from online webinars to in-person workshops and summer schools. Mark...
Saturna Island WestGrid Ann-Lise Norman Research Showcase

Understanding the effects of atmospheric sulfate

At the University of Calgary, Dr. Ann-Lise Norman is investigating the complex relationship between gases, particles, clouds and precipitation, in hopes of using this knowledge to more accurately predict extreme precipitation events.

Getting Started on Compute Canada National Systems

Compute Canada’s national clusters -- Cedar, Graham and Niagara -- and the Compute Canada Cloud are available for use by...

Part of a National Computing Platform

WestGrid is one of four regional divisions of Compute Canada, a national platform of supercomputing expertise and resources.
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Recent News

Thank you to the more than 260 respondents who took the time to complete our third annual WestGrid User Survey last November. The purpose was to gather feedback on user and stakeholder satisfaction and to get a better understanding of your current... Read More »
January 31, 2019
Cedar will be unavailable March 1 for required system software updates. Jobs with run times that would extend into March 1 will not be started prior to the outage, and any jobs still running by March 1 will be terminated.  The system is planned to... Read More »
February 13, 2019
A free workshop series is coming to Simon Fraser University in March, hosted by SFU's Big Data Hub and WestGrid. The sessions will provide hands-on introductions to essential tools and skills used in computational research. Researchers in all... Read More »
February 12, 2019
WestGrid webinar Valgrind Feb 2019
Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, February 20 for brief introduction to Valgrind, a system for debugging and profiling Linux programs. This online presentation is being hosted by Tyson Whitehead, an HPC Consultant with SHARCNET /... Read More »
February 11, 2019
Gemma Hoad joined WestGrid and the Research Computing Team at Simon Fraser University in 2018. Gemma has 20 years experience working in the bioinformatics sector of the biotechnology industry. Her extensive experience covers data management of large... Read More »
February 7, 2019