Using Big Data to Analyse Dynamics of Stock Price Discovery

When a company releases its quarterly earnings, investors want to know how long it takes for any unexpected news to be reflected in the company’s stock price.

SEEING BIG Data Visualization Showcase Returns for HPCS 2017 - Submit an Entry Today!

SEEING BIG is back! Now in its third year, the SEEING BIG Data Visualization Showcase is a high-profile exhibit of state-of-...

University of Waterloo Launches New National System to Fuel Big Data Research & Machine Learning

WATERLOO, ON (Friday, May 5, 2017) — The University of Waterloo, Compute Canada and Compute Ontario today unveiled the...

WestGrid, Compute Canada & SFU Unveil Canada's Most Powerful Academic Supercomputer

VANCOUVER, BC (April 20, 2017) - Today WestGrid, Compute Canada, and Simon Fraser University (SFU) celebrated the launch of...

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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Grex WestGrid University of Saskatchewan
On May 17, a new lustre file system with 418 TB of usable disk space was installed on Grex. During this time an outage was scheduled with user access disabled to allow migration of all data to the new system. Some updates on the status of the new... Read More »
May 24, 2017
WestGrid is launching a new Research Computing Summer School series for researchers interested in building knowledge and skills in using advanced research computing resources. The first schools will be at the University of British Columbia (UBC)... Read More »
May 8, 2017
SEEING BIG is back! Now in its third year, the SEEING BIG Data Visualization Showcase is a high-profile exhibit of state-of-the-art visualizations from Canadian researchers in any advanced research computing (ARC) field. Submissions will be accepted... Read More »
May 6, 2017
Compute Canada has shared updated timelines for its RAC 2017 allocations and researcher access to the new national systems. Details on these, as well as a WestGrid migration reminder for Nestor/Hermes users, are highlighted below: RAC 2017... Read More »
May 1, 2017
WestGrid's newsletter for the month of April 2017 is now available to read online. This month's newsletter includes a roundup of the regional activities and national initiatives that have kept the WestGrid team busy lately. Stories include: WestGrid... Read More »
May 1, 2017

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