Getting Started with NSCC

For new NSCC users, refer to the Getting Started with NSCC Supercomputing on ASPIRE 1 for guides on the following:

  • Access to ASPIRE 1 (enrolling an account, connecting to NSCC VPN, setting up SSH)
  • Run MPI Parallel Programs
  • Run MPI Jobs

For ASPIRE 2A, refer to the Introductory Workshop materials:

Introductory Workshop Handbook for ASPIRE 2A

Introductory Workshop Theory PPT for ASPIRE 2A

Introductory Workshop Practical PPT for ASPIRE 2A


Refer to Projects Portal User Guide for guides on the following:

Click here for more information on NSCC’s Project Calls.

Accessing NSCC’s System:

Refer to A Beginner’s Guide to Running AI Jobs for guides on the following:

  • Ways to run AI jobs using NSCC’s systems
  • Exercises on writing deep learning programs

AI System Quick Start Guide

After the award of a project, users may refer to the Technical Instruction for Approved Project” for guides on transferring data to their project folders and running jobs using their project quota.

Linux and Scheduler:

Basic Linux Guide

NSCC Job Scheduler (PBS Pro) Quick Start Guide

NSCC PBS Pro Display Manager Guide

PBS Pro Reference Sheet

PBS Pro Online resources

IME User Guide

ARM Allinea Getting Started Guide


NSCC Software List

Software Help


Acceptable Use Policy