Getting Started on Compute Canada National Systems

Compute Canada’s newest national systems -- Cedar and Graham -- are now available for use by researchers. How To Access You...

Compute Canada and Portage Announce Beta Testing Stage of Federated Research Data Repository

OTTAWA, ON (June 16, 2017) – Compute Canada and the Canadian Association of Research Library’s Portage network are pleased...

Two WestGrid Team Members Win Compute Canada Awards of Excellence

Two WestGrid team members based at Simon Fraser University (SFU) have received Compute Canada Awards of Excellence in...

RAC 2017 Recipients Announced - 108 Projects in Western Canada

On May 19, Compute Canada announced the recipients of its 2017 Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC), representing some of...

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.

Part of a National Computing Platform

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

Recent News

On August 31, 2017, the Breezy and Lattice systems at the University of Calgary will be defunded. This means they will no longer be operated by WestGrid and will be managed by the University of Calgary directly. System Use & Access After August... Read More »
July 24, 2017
Compute Canada’s newest national systems -- Cedar and Graham -- are now available for use by researchers. How To Access You can SSH to the new servers using the following login** Note: You will... Read More »
July 23, 2017
As part of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) 10th Plenary Collocation Event in Montreal, QC, Portage is hosting a day of activities on September 18 dedicated to a Canadian community of practice for research data management (RDM). The day will begin... Read More »
July 23, 2017
Women in HPC (WHPC), a partner of Compute Canada's, is hosting a workshop at Supercomputing 2017 and is inviting submissions from women in industry and academia to present their work as a virtual poster.  Submissions are invited on all topics... Read More »
July 21, 2017
On July 12, 2017, WestGrid hosted an online introduction to Cedar, one of Compute Canada's newest and most powerful supercomputers. In this special 'Office Hours' session, WestGrid Support Staff showed how to login, explore the file systems, submit... Read More »
July 13, 2017

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