SEEING BIG — Data Visualization Showcase at HPCS 2015 Now Accepting Submissions

This year, HPCS will host a visualization showcase to highlight state-of-the-art visualizations from Canadian researchers....

ATLAS-Canada Prepares for Next Run of the Large Hadron Collider; Higher Intensity Predicted to Generate More Data

In March 2015, the world’s largest particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), will end a two-year shutdown and begin its second running phase, this time at a significantly higher collision energy level than before.

New Cloud Storage for WestGrid Users

WestGrid now provides ownCloud, a Dropbox-like cloud storage service, for all WestGrid users. ownCloud provides the ability to share files on any device with other WestGrid users in one simple-to-use, secure, private and controlled solution and can be accessed on your mobile device, desktop, or via a web interface.

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

The final session of the Spring Coast to Coast Seminar Series will host Dr. Amanda Slaunwhite, a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of New Brunswick, and a Collaborating Scientist at Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia at the... Read More »
March 25, 2015
Compute Canada and its regional partners (ACENET, Calcul Québec, Compute Ontario and WestGrid) are pleased to announce the institutions nominated to host national advanced research computing (ARC) systems in Compute Canada’s next round of... Read More »
March 23, 2015
Bugaboo system at SFU
UPDATE: Bugaboo Downtime extended to Mar. 27. Due to problems with the quota system we need to extend the downtime by another day. Due to continuing problems and instabilities with the filesystems on Bugaboo we have been advised by the vendor to... Read More »
March 22, 2015
ACENET HPC support
ACENET is currently seeking candidates for two positions to support its research community in areas of Computational Research and Big Data Research. In particular, the Big Data Research position is a new area of focus for ACENET and the incumbent... Read More »
March 22, 2015
Compute Canada and CANARIE, two critical components of Canada’s national digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced the launch of GenAP, a tool that enables Canadian researchers to easily access and use... Read More »
March 18, 2015