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WestGrid Newsletters

April 9, 2018

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of April 2018 is now available to read online. Stories this month include:

  • Call for nominations for Compute Canada's Awards of Excellence
  • Reminder to renew your Compute Canada accounts by April 23, 2018
  • Legacy Sytem Update: Orcinus available for use for one more year
  • Upcoming training and outreach events planned for Spring...
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December 20, 2017

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of December 2017 is now available to read online. Stories this month include:

  • A recap of the activities and milestones from the last 12 months
  • Details about Compute Canada's scholarships available for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. The deadline to apply is February 8, 2018.
  • Migration Reminder: Bugaboo's storage system at Simon Fraser University is no longer under vendor support...
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WestGrid November 2017 Newsletter
November 21, 2017

Our November 2017 newsletter is now available to read online. This month features:

  • An invitation to help shape WestGrid's future resources and services by participating in a short USER SURVEY;
  • Information on how to participate in the...
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July 6, 2017

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of July 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:

  • An introduction to Cedar, Canada's newest and most powerful academic supercomputer
  • A reminder that all RAC 2017 allocations were...
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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's Executive Director, Lindsay Sill, shares a recap from the launch of Cedar, Canada's most powerful academic supercomputer. 
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December 15, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of December 2016 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's Executive Director, Lindsay Sill, shares a recap from her experience at SC'16, the world's largest supercomputing...
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October 27, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of October 2016 is now available to read online. This month's newsletter includes a roundup of the activities, events and user news that has kept the WestGrid team busy lately. Stories include:

  • WestGrid's Executive Director, Lindsay Sill, ran her first computational job on a WestGrid system this month. She walks us through her experience...
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September 22, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of September 2016 is now available to read online. This month's newsletter includes a roundup of the activities, events and user news that has made the start of fall a busy month for the WestGrid team. Stories include:

  • A...
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July 28, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of July 2016 is now available to read online. This month's newsletter includes a recap of the CANHEIT | HPCS Conference (co-hosted this year by WestGrid, Compute Canada, CUCCIO and the University of Alberta), the results of Compute Canada's Awards of Excellence, and more:

  • WestGrid welcomes a new face to its team -- Megan Allen, joins as...
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March 10, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of March 2016 is now available to read online. This month's newsletter includes updates on Compute Canada's Awards of Execellence Program, account renewals, the CANHEIT | HPCS Call for Submissions, and other upcoming training events:

  • Executive Director Lindsay Sill encourages users to recognize and celebrate the important behind-the-...
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