Who is WestGrid?

WestGrid is a not-for-profit organization with the vision to be a catalyst for digitally-enabled R&D in Western Canada.

How can we help you?

WestGrid helps researchers in Western Canada tackle bigger challenges and tougher problems -- some at a scope and scale never thought possible.

Recent News

Compute Canada resources for COVID-19 research
The Compute Canada Federation (CCF) is able to provide advanced research computing (ARC) support for COVID-19 focused research. If your project is related to COVID-19 and you could benefit from compute resources and support, please reach out to us.... Read More »
March 27, 2020
The New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (NDRIO) officially launched on March 11, 2020 with its first members’ meeting and the election of its inaugural Board of Directors. This new, national not-for-profit organization will support a... Read More »
March 12, 2020
Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday March 18 where we'll look at Chapel, a high-level parallel programming language for shared- and distributed-memory systems. This online presentation will be hosted by Alex Razoumov, WestGrid's... Read More »
March 11, 2020
The Cedar supercomputer will be offline and unavailable during March 16-22, 2020 as part of a major system expansion and upgrade. During this week-long downtime, the Cedar team will be adding 768 compute nodes (36864 cores) and 192 GPU nodes (768... Read More »
March 9, 2020
WestGrid Research Computing Winter School University of Victoria
WestGrid runs training activities year-round, ranging from online webinars to in-person workshops and summer schools. Mark your calendars for the upcoming training activities we've confirmed for 2020 so far, and join our mailing list for updates as... Read More »
March 1, 2020

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