By the Numbers

Note: All below data is from FY2020.

Client Communities

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Ohio universities

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non-profit & government agencies

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Ohio higher ed courses

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Ohio higher ed students

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training opportunities 

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Production Capacity

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Over 233,000,000

cluster CPU core hours

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Over 4,500,000

huge-memory core hours

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Over 1,500,000

GPU hours

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Over 200

software packages 

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average system utilization

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availability (includes planned outages)

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jobs started within 30 minutes

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5.7 PB

stored on disk

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3.4 PB

data transferred

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average storage utilization

35 Ohio Higher Ed Institutions

Map of Ohio academic institutions using OSC
Ohio Higher Ed Clients using OSC
Air Force Institute of Technology
Baldwin-Wallace University
Bluffton University
Bowling Green University
Brunswick High School
Capital University
Case Western Reserve University
Cedarville University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
College of Wooster
Denison University
John Carroll University
Kent State University
Kenyon College
Miami University
Muskingum University
Oberlin College
Ohio Northern University
Ohio State University
Ohio University
Ohio Wesleyan University
Otterbein College
Stark State College
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Mount Union
University of Toledo
Urbana University
Wittenberg University
Wright State University
Xavier University
Youngstown State University
Zane State College

Usage by Field of Science

Pie chart showing usage by field of science
Natural Sciences (56%)
Chemical Sciences (12%)
Biological Sciences (15%)
Computer Sciences (3%)
Physical Sciences (4%)
Environmental Sciences (4%)
Mathematics (1%)
Other (17%)
Engineering and Tech (36%)
Mechanical Engineering (10%)
Engineering and Tech, General (7%)
Environmental Engineering (4%)
Chemical Engineering (2%)
Electronic and Info Engineering (2%)
Materials Engineering (1%)
Other (11%)
Medical and Health Sciences (5%)
Miscellaneous (2%)

Fields of science are self-reported and classified based on "Revised Field of Science and Technology (FOS) Classification in The Frascati Manual"

Overall System Usage in millions of core hours*

Chart of overall system usage
Total Time
Combined Total (337 M)
Owens (205 M)
Pitzer (89 M)
Ruby (42 M)
Type of Usage
Client Usage (238 M)
  • Commercial (24 M)
  • Other Academic (28 M)
  • Ohio State University (184 M)
  • Non-Profit/Government (1 M)
Other Usage (100 M)
  • Downtimes (1 M)
  • Unscheduled (34 M)
  • OSC Internal (2 M)
  • Unused (63 M)

*Core hours: The total number of processor cores used times the hours they are used to complete a job.