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
The Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) at Queen’s University has partnered with IBM to establish a new academic research support initiative leveraging the company’s Watson cognitive technology. Read the Queen's Gazette article...read more
The Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) at Queen’s University has extended its license of ANSYS software to include the Mechanical portion of the code in addition to the previously available CFD parts. This will greatly enhance the utility of the license, and is of...read more
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...read more
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...read more
CAC in conjunction with Compute Canada and Compute Ontario hosted HPCS 2017 in Kingston Ontario, June 5-9, 2017. Please check out the HPCS 2017 Website for more details. Photos from the event can be viewed...read more