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AI Bridging Cloud Infrastructure (ABCI), is an open computing infrastructure for both developing AI technology and bridging AI technology into the industry and the real world, constructed by National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), and operated by AIST Solutions Co. (AISol). ABCI started full-scale operation in August 2018 and was upgraded to ABCI 2.0 in May 2021.

This User Guide describes the technical details of ABCI 2.0 and how to use it. All users who use ABCI 2.0 are strongly recommended to read this document, as it is helpful to gain better understanding of the system.


For simplicity, ABCI 2.0 is hereafter referred to as ABCI in this document.

ABCI Overview