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April 24, 2005

WestGrid has completed the second half of its major acquisition program, project leaders announced at the Western Grid Summit in Banff.

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April 24, 2005
Round two of WestGrid acquisitions now complete. View full story here.
April 7, 2005
Grid leaders and researchers from around the world will meet in Banff, Alberta April 19-20 for Canada's first Grid Summit. View full story here.
October 23, 2004

WestGrid and a Canadian software company have jointly launched a resource that will open up a new realm of research opportunities for scientists using WestGrid's grid-enabled resources.

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March 7, 2004

The major resources in a $48 million project to provide high-performance computing in Alberta and British Columbia are now available for general use by the research community, scientists heading up the WestGrid project announced today.

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February 22, 2004

The Research Computing Support Group (RCSG) at the National Research Council Canada (NRC) has designed and implemented a distributed software system.


January 28, 2004

A new three-year joint initiative between the Government of Alberta, Silicon Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:SGI) and the University of Alberta, will make it easier for Alberta researchers, universities and organizations to use grid computing to solve complex scientific problems.

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January 28, 2004

Hewlett Packard has teamed with the Government of Alberta and the University of Calgary to establish a state-of-the-art facility supporting research into the management of grid computing.

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December 21, 2003

Since the last bulletin in late November, there has been a great deal of activity relating to WestGrid, and this communication from the Executive Committee is intended to provide an update for all WestGrid stakeholders.

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November 20, 2003

WestGrid Fall 2003 Orientation Session

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