Commercial High Performance Computing Hub - cHPC Hub

Commercial High-Performance Computing Hub (cHPC Hub) is a service provided by UCalgary’s Research Computing Services tailored to small to medium companies in western Canada with computational complex requirements to accelerate their High-Performance Computing (HPC) presence and enable their research and development.

With cHPC Hub, start-up companies can:

  • Build HPC expertise
  • Enhance Cloud expertise
  • Develop workflows in a mixed Cloud/HPC environment
  • Mature their products
  • CPU/GPU computational resources
  • Virtual machines
  • High-speed storage
  • 100Gb/s InfiniBand networking
  • Message Passing Interface (MPI)
  • Access to HPC operating environment
  • Dedicated login host
  • SLURM job scheduler
  • Introductory training session
  • First-level support via email
  • Access to our consultation services (* some fees apply)

HPC Specifications:

Minimum specifications:

  • 1 dedicated node
  • 48 cores
  • 180 GB RAM

Maximum available resources (allocation depending on availability):

  • 48 dedicated nodes
  • 48 cores per node
  • 180 GB RAM per node

Standard Virtual Machines Specifications:

Maximum available per project:

  • 26 CPUs
  • 128 GB RAM
  • 3 TB storage

Maximum available per VM:

  • 8 CPUs
  • 32 GB RAM

If your needs exceed the maximum specifications listed above, please contact to explore the options available.

There is a cost associated with the use of this service depending on the needs.

Get Started

If you are interested in learning more about how cHPC Hub can help your company to develop HPC expertise, please complete the form and one of our team members will be contacting you shortly after: