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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):
  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)