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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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May 21, 2003

Networks more than a connection in next-generation supercomputers.

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May 7, 2003

BC and Alberta launch $44 million e-research investment.

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March 31, 2003

WestGrid appoints grid services expert to technical team.

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February 23, 2003

Technical leader returns to Canada to take up CTO role.

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