Training Infrastructure

HPC Cluster Plato is provided by ICT Research Computing for both research and training purposes. You can use the cluster for following tasks:

  • teaching courses on parallel programming and algorithms;
  • teaching courses that require software that uses parallel or GPU computing;
  • teaching courses that use large data sets or parametric spaces;
  • training highly qualified personnel on HPC techniques and applications, including high performance networking;
  • developing and debugging software to be used on WestGrid, Compute Canada or other large scale HPC facilities;
  • training yourself on advanced concepts;
  • conducting research.


We do not provide commercial software licenses. You must arrange for and provide the licenses and media to ICT for installation.
We cannot provide assistance to students for classwork

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