For Press

Here we have a number of resources for our colleagues in the press.

You may also be interested in previous press releases or news clippings in our In The News section.   For questions or more information, contact us.


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The Portal: Volume 2

Download a PDF copy of our newsletter for 2012. The Portal: Volume 2     The_Portal_V2  

Internal cables (Credit: SciNet, University of Toronto)

SciNet at a Glance

SciNet: Is Canada’s largest open supercomputing centre Operates two (and soon three) of Canada’s largest computers Headquarters downtown on University of Toronto’s St. George campus; data centre in Vaughan Runs one of Canada’s greenest data centres, taking full advantage of its size and Canada’s cold winters to cut power needed for cooling Once BG/Q is
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A partial view of the SciNet datacentres, one of the most energy efficient in Canada.  [Credit: SciNet, University of Toronto]

Backgrounder: Supercomputing and SciNet

What is supercomputing? Supercomputing, or High Performance Computing, is using the largest computers available to tackle the biggest problems facing science, society, or industry. Whether generating computer models of unprecedented fidelity in the aerospace, biological or climate sciences, or analyzing vast amounts of data from astronomy, business data in industry, or textual or musical data
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Black Holes Merging

SciNet Image Gallery

A collection of SciNet images.   Click on the titles to see the images full-size, or the images to find out what story they came from.

map of scinet area

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