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IBM Q Account

Access to world-leading quantum systems and simulators.


Your IBM Q Account is the doorway for accessing the full suite of cloud-based IBM Quantum systems and simulators. From job submission and tracking to viewing detailed quantum device properties, the IBM Quantum Account connects the proven Qiskit software framework to the most advanced quantum computing platforms on the planet. Follow these steps to set up your Qiskit environment to send jobs to IBM Quantum systems.


from qiskit import IBMQ
from qiskit.providers.ibmq import least_busy

# Load local account information
provider = IBMQ.load_account()

# Get the least busy real quantum system
backend = least_busy(provider.backends(simulator=False))
print(backend, backend.status().pending_jobs)