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Opening a Compute Canada Account

All lab members can request to open a Compute Canada account and use any of the supercomputer sites available to us.

To do so, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Compute Canada Database (CCDB): https://ccdb.computecanada.ca/security/login
  2. Click on “Register” next to the “Sign in” button.
  3. Read and accept the conditions.
  4. Fill the next forms with your information.
  5. The “Institution” is “Calcul Québec: McGill University”.
  6. Choose your position category under “Sponsored User”.
  7. Your sponsor is Alan's lab code : eim-670-01
  8. You request will then be reviewed and approved by an administrator, you will get notified of the approval.
  9. Once approved, you need to join a consortium to access specific machines (for Guillimin, Calcul Quebec (CQ)).
  10. Go to the “My Account” menu → “Apply to Consortium Account” → click “apply” next to the CQ consortium.

After these steps you should be ready to access and use Compute Canada resources.

Please consult usage and support documentation:

obtaining_a_compute_canada_account.txt · Last modified: 2016/11/03 17:23 (external edit)