Names, Terms, and Acronyms
This is a glossary of names, terms, acronyms used throughout this site.
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Advanced computing utilizes high-performance computing, scientific visualization, data analysis, data science, storage, and/or cloud systems to perform computations.
Advanced Research Computing
Béluga is a compute cluster located at l'École de technologie supérieure, Université du Québec and is one of the national systems. Its login nodes can be
accessed via SSH by connecting to beluga.computecanada.ca. Its Globus endpoint is computecanada#beluga-dtn. See https://docs.computecanada.ca/wiki/Beluga for more information.
Cedar is a compute cluster located at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia and is one of the national systems. Its login nodes can be accessed via SSH by connecting to cedar.computecanada.ca. Its Globus endpoint is computecanada#cedar-dtn. See https://docs.computecanada.ca/wiki/Cedar for more information.
Centre for Advanced Computing
Compute Canada Federation
Compute Canada Federation (CCF) is a national entity representing at the federal level its regional partners' and members' Canadian researchers to enable and support their world-class research using Advanced Research Computing strategies. CCF is comprised of these provincial-level organizations: ACENET, Calcul Québec, Compute/Calcul Ontario, and WestGrid. URL: https://www.computecanada.ca/