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DAIR – May 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to the May edition of the DAIR Cloud Community Newsletter. This month we have an exciting discussion about Docker and how Docker can be used in your DAIR environment. Docker is an open source, software container platform. Docker lends flexibility and portability to your cloud environment by enabling you to you to containerize your […]

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blog arrowDate: May 13, 2018


Research Software – April 2018 Newsletter

Our annual Research Software Workshop is evolving! We are pleased to announce that our Research Software Workshop has now become the Canadian Research Software Conference. This will be a larger event that will look to tackle the challenges currently experienced by research software developers on a national and global level. The inaugural conference will be […]

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blog arrowDate: April 12, 2018


DAIR – February 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to the February edition of the DAIR Cloud Community Newsletter. This month we discuss a mandatory volume migration for all DAIR users. DAIR has moved to a new cloud storage model to improve storage reliability. As a result, you must migrate your data in order to preserve it. As operators of DAIR, we cannot […]

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blog arrowDate: February 13, 2018


DAIR – January 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to the January edition of the DAIR Cloud Community Newsletter. This month we will focus on patching your Windows environment. If you are looking for patching tips for your DAIR Linux environment, please refer to our previous video listed here. Please take five minutes to watch our latest video to learn about the best practices […]

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blog arrowDate: January 13, 2018


Research Software – November 2017 Newsletter

Program Updates The Research Software Team at the ICSG in Montreal As part of our ongoing international outreach efforts, CANARIE recently attended a meeting of the International Coalition on Science Gateways (ICSG) in Montreal. “Science gateway” is the international terminology for what we refer to in Canada as “research software platform”.  With members from Australia, New […]

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blog arrowDate: November 13, 2017


DAIR – October 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to the October edition of the DAIR Cloud Community Newsletter. This month we will focus on patching your Linux environment. Please take five minutes to learn about the best practices for patching Linux environments on DAIR. 1. Linux Patching 2. Program Update: OpenStack – Mitaka We have updated to OpenStack – Mitaka, giving us […]

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blog arrowDate: October 13, 2017


DAIR – August 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to our August edition of the DAIR Cloud community newsletter. This month we are focusing on security for your DAIR Cloud environment, including firewall best practices. Take five minutes of your day to learn more about firewall best practices in our video below. 1. Firewall Best Practices 2. Program Update: CloudTracker We have launched […]

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blog arrowDate: August 13, 2017


DAIR – July 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to the second edition of the DAIR Cloud community newsletter. This time around, we have other exciting things to show as we focus on the use of Apache in DAIR. If you are new to using Apache, check out our new instructional video that walks you through the process. 1. Getting Started with Apache 2. […]

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blog arrowDate: July 13, 2017


Research Software – April 2017 Newsletter

Program Updates The Research Software Workshop is right around the corner! On May 2nd and 3rd, CANARIE will host the annual Research Software Developers’ Workshop in Montreal. The goal of the workshop is to share best practices and explore new opportunities for collaboration in development of software to support scientific research. Presenters include: Isaac Tamblyn (National Research […]

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blog arrowDate: April 13, 2017