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A Time to Rest and Reflect

Personally, this is one of my favourite times of the year. We use the down time when schools and offices close to bond as a family.  My family enjoys the festive season and we adhere to many traditions. One such tradition is allowing each member of our household to select a movie we will watch [...]

By | 2017-12-20T12:23:26+00:00 December 20th, 2017|CEO Blog|

Winners Announced for 2017 Visualize This Challenge

(credit: WestGrid. Original post HERE) WestGrid is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Visualize This! Challenge. First place was awarded to Jarno van der Kolk, a postdoctoral researcher from the University of Ottawa Physics Department; second place went to Nadya Moiseeeva, a PhD student in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences [...]

By | 2017-12-20T12:06:53+00:00 December 20th, 2017|In the News|

Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC) 2018 Now Open

Compute Canada's annual Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC) is now open, and will close November 16, 2017. These competitions are open to all researchers based at Canadian academic institutions who are eligible to apply for funding to the federal granting agencies. Competition Opens Due Research Platforms and Portals (RPP) application Early October Nov 16, 2017 10:00 pm [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:33:24+00:00 October 5th, 2017|In the News|

Compute Ontario Appointments Chief Technology Officer

Toronto, Ontario (Dec 16, 2016) – Compute Ontario, established to support advanced computing in Ontario, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Christen Loken as Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Loken brings more than two decades of experience in technology and specifically, within high performance computing.  For the past 16 years, Dr. Loken has held [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:23:44+00:00 December 16th, 2016|In the News|

Ontario participates in the fastest, long-distance, academic big data transfer in Canada

For Immediate Release Salt Lake City, November 17, 2016 – Today, Compute Ontario joined several leading Canadian and international organizations have successfully tested a next-generation, ultra-fast data transfer at SC16, the world’s largest supercomputing conference. In partnership with Compute Canada, ORION, Calcul Québec and other partners, this demonstration is the fastest, long-distance academic data transfer [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:24:25+00:00 November 17th, 2016|In the News|

Compute Canada launches resource allocation competitions for 2017

Today Compute Canada launched its annual Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC), a peer-reviewed process to grant priority access to Compute Canada’s advanced research computing resources. The two competitions -- the Resources for Research Groups (RRG) Competition and the Research Platforms and Portals (RPP) Competition -- are open to Canadian research projects from all disciplines (Note: RPP applications are [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:25:34+00:00 October 12th, 2016|In the News|

Visualize This! Enter the advanced research computing challenge

  Science is producing an unprecedented amount of data on everything from predicting weather and ocean changes to searching for distant galaxies. Visualization tools allow researchers to explore these large datasets interactively without being overwhelmed by the sheer amount of data. Ultimately, visualization enables researchers to answer the important scientific questions facing us today. Compute [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:26:18+00:00 September 27th, 2016|In the News|

High Performance Computing International Summer Schools

Author Ramses van Zon. This summer, I attended the annual International Summer School on Challenges in High Performance Computing (IHPCSS) in Ljubljana, Slovenia. I attended as part of the organizing committee, as well as the instructor of the “Python for HPC” session.  The IHPCSS was a great event, both because of the educational [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:31:02+00:00 September 15th, 2016|In the News|