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Niagara will be a large parallel system, located at the University of Toronto (SciNet), and is anticipated to have approximately 66,000 CPU cores. This will be a balanced, tightly coupled high performance computing resource, designed mainly for large parallel workloads. Compute Canada is aiming to deploy this system later in 2017.
- Apr.4, 2017: Site visits have taken place, and the vendors are preparing their bids.
- Mar.27, 2017: RFP was issued, due April 24, 2017.
- Feb.13, 2017: the RFP is in preparation (final stages) and is expected to be issued by the end of February.