Centre for Advanced Computing

Accelerating the pace of Canadian Research

The Centre for Advanced Computing (formerly HPCVL) located at Queen’s University, is a consortium comprised of Carleton University, University of Ottawa, the Royal Military College of Canada, and Queen’s University. We specialize in providing high availability, secure, advanced computing resources and support for academic and medical researchers. CAC operates a high performance data centre as part of the Compute Canada family serving Canada’s research community.

News & Events

Portal access discontinued

Portal access discontinued Due to the recent decisions by Google and Mozilla to drop support for Java plugins : https://java.com/en/download/faq/chrome.xml...

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New Cluster: Get ready to move to Frontenac

The Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) at Queen’s University has built a new cluster called Frontenac, and we are getting ready to move our users to it. Eventually, this will be our main production compute cluster. It features a new Operating System (CentOS 7), and...

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Success Stories

Dr Xiaohua Wu, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Professor, Canada Research Chair


Long-time HPCVL user and Queen’s professor wins Nobel Prize in Physics

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