An Introduction to Batch Visualization

This 1 hour long webinar will talk about batch visualization on Compute Canada clusters, in which rendering can be done in...

Introduction to OpenMP

This two-hour, online workshop explores how to use OpenMP to improve the speed of serial jobs on multi-core machines....

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.
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This colloquium will highlight substantive and methodological innovations and applications in aging research
Over the next few weeks, WestGrid is hosting a number of advanced research computing seminars and tutorials covering topics ranging from data storage tools, to visualization technologies, to programming techniques. Sessions are open to all... Read More »
March 5, 2015
Registration for Canada’s foremost supercomputing conference is now open! Early-bird rates, in effect until April 15, consist of $385 for full participants (those attending all events over the course of the symposium), $195 for one-day registration... Read More »
March 4, 2015
Compute Canada has announced a new initiative to recognize the exceptional contributions made by support staff to help Canada’s research community achieve bigger, better, and faster results. Called the Compute Canada Awards of Excellence, the awards... Read More »
February 26, 2015
WestGrid's February 2015 newsletter is now available online. News items this month include: the launch of WestGrid's new user support system in partnership with UBC's IT Service Centre, the Call for Papers for HPCS 2015, an invitation to Canadian... Read More »
February 10, 2015
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. Run 2, which will last... Read More »
February 10, 2015