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...

Feedback needed for WestGrid’s Future Governance

WestGrid Launches 2017 Community Consultations WestGrid is seeking input from the research community in western Canada to...

HIgh-powered Computing: It’s Not Just for Astrophysics Anymore

Researchers in the humanities and social sciences are using digital infrastructure to help advance their research, and a Canadian-made tool called Voyant is allowing those who work with texts to do it with ease.

2016 WestGrid User Survey: The results are in!

WestGrid would like to extend our thanks to the over 260 users who took the time to complete our survey this past fall. The...

MIGRATION UPDATE: WestGrid Legacy System Defunding Dates Have Been Extended

On March 9, WestGrid received confirmation that the Nestor system at the University of Victoria will continue to operate...

Free Data Visualization Workshop Coming to University of Calgary - MAY 04

WestGrid's Visualization Coordinator Alex Razoumov is hosting a free hands-on workshop on data visualization at the...

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-...

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WestGrid is one of four regional divisions of Compute Canada, a national platform of supercomputing expertise and resources.
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WestGrid Launches 2017 Community Consultations WestGrid is seeking input from the research community in western Canada to help develop our future governance structure. On February 9, 2017, WestGrid incorporated as a Canadian not-for-profit... Read More »
April 25, 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 »
April 25, 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 »
April 24, 2017
Vancouver, BC (April 20, 2017) - Today WestGrid, Compute Canada, and Simon Fraser University (SFU) celebrated the launch of the most powerful academic supercomputer in Canada, Cedar. Housed in the new data centre at SFU’s Burnaby Campus, Cedar will... Read More »
April 20, 2017
Researchers in the humanities and social sciences are using digital infrastructure to help advance their research, and a Canadian-made tool called Voyant is allowing those who work with texts to do it with ease. Susan Brown remembers seeing her... Read More »
April 20, 2017

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