Data Centre Tour, Jamaican Canadian Association

Data Centre tour, Nov 26 2011

We had a great data centre tour with kids from the Jamaican Canadian Association of Ontario this weekend; the association has a fantastic Saturday Morning Tutorial program where they take their students on a variety of field trips and educational activities.

Data Centre tour, Nov 26 2011

The students had a million questions, and we — including CTOs Chris Loken and Danny Gruner — enjoyed answering their questions and taking them on a tour of the facilities.   It gets loud (and cold!) in our data centre, but the students were eager:

Data Centre tour, Nov 26 2011

Data Centre tour, Nov 26 2011

Afterwards,the students worked on simulations of their own, to see what it is our researchers do on these huge machines.

Data Centre tour, Nov 26 2011

And, most importantly, we all had a great time!

Data Centre tour, Nov 26 2011