OSC

Since 1987, OSC has been providing our clients services in four areas, or functions:

Supercomputing. OSC provides the computational power and storage that scientists need to meet their research goals.  Whether researchers need to harness the incredible power of a parallel processor cluster to better understand deep space, a vector processor machine to do weather modeling, or a mid-size shared memory processor system to model the human heart, OSC has the hardware and software solutions to meet their needs.

Research. A staff of high performance computing and networking research experts maintain active research programs in HPC and Networking, Homeland Security and Defense, Environmental Sciences, Engineering and Life Sciences. Our goals are to lead science and engineering research efforts, assist researchers with custom needs and collaborate with regional, national and international researchers in groundbreaking initiatives.

Education. OSC has a national reputation for its training and education programs. Staff teach faculty and student researchers through scientific computing workshops, one-on-one classes, and web-based portal training. Ohio students gain exposure to the world of high performance computing and networking during our annual summer institutes for young women in middle school and for junior and senior high school students. And, the statewide, virtual Ralph Regula School of Computational Science coordinates computational science and engineering education activities for all levels of learning.

Cyberinfrastructure. The Ohio Supercomputer Center’s cyberinfrastructure and software development researchers provide the user community with various high performance computing software options. This variety enables researchers to select parallel computing languages they most prefer, and just as important, it creates a test bed for exploring these systems. By taking a holistic approach to generating efficient supercomputing applications for researchers, the Center’s cyberinfrastructure and software development research capitalizes on all the components within the cycle of innovation — development, experimentation, and analysis - and continuously improves the services provided.

Students attending OSC’s Summer Institute will solve problems with supercomputers

Eighteen Ohio high school students will be spending two weeks this summer at the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s 30th annual Summer Institute, June 16-28 at The Ohio State University. The students will investigate complex science and engineering problems while discovering career opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

System Downtime May 21, 2019

Date: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 

Ohio Supercomputer Center

A downtime for all HPC systems is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The downtime will affect the Pitzer, Ruby and Owens Clusters, web portals, and HPC file servers. Login services, including my.osc.edu, access to storage and license server for hyperworks hosted by OSC will not be available during this time.

System Downtime Feb 5, 2019

Date: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 

Ohio Supercomputer Center

A downtime for all HPC systems is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019. The downtime will affect the Pitzer, Ruby and Owens Clusters, web portals and HPC file servers. Login services, including my.osc.edu, and access to storage will not be available during this time. 

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