Register to access high performance computing

WestGrid and Cedar are part of Compute Canada, and in order to access them you first need to get a Compute Canada account.

  1. A faculty member needs to register themselves at => Register.
  2. The faculty member will be issued a CCRI (Compute Canada role identifier) which is a string of characters of the form abc-123-01.
  3. The faculty member should send the CCRI to their collaborators.
  4. Collaborators should then register themselves at => Register, inserting the CCRI in the Sponsor field of the application form.
  5. After registration is complete you can request access to WestGrid via: => My Account => Apply for a Consortium Account, where you can select WestGrid.