Press Releases

OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) will present a half-day workshop on Performance Tuning for Microprocessor-based Systems on January 17, 2002.

Cray Inc. customers can now pick the brains of OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) high performance computing experts and make use of their vast experience. As part of an ongoing contract, OSC is offering training facilities to Cray's customer base, further strengthening its extremely successful relationship with the supercomputer leader.

Experience HPC at its best. Visit the OSC booth at SC2001 and check out the latest in HPC research, networking, and cluster computing technologies!

OSC in the News

Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc (Nasdaq NM: CRAY) today announced an agreement with OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center), Columbus, Ohio, to collaborate on assessing technologies for what is expected to be the world's most powerful supercomputer product. As part of the 14-month agreement, OSC will help Cray evaluate several I/O node technologies and data archiving tools under consideration for the Cray SV2 product due out in the second half of 2002.


SC2001 programming bills tutorials as "exciting new offerings presented by some of the world's leading experts in high performance computing."

Troy Baer, OSC Systems Developer and Engineer, recently published the article, "Integrating a Linux Cluster into a Production High-Performance Computing Environment," in the July 2001 edition of the Linux Journal. Baer takes you on a journey that brings the "brain" home from SGI, and provides insight into installing and using the cluster.

Hang Liu, an Ohio University physics and astronomy graduate student, received the OSC/SGI Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the OSC/SUG Graduate Student Conference on August 12, 2001. Graduate students from various Ohio universities displayed their research in a series of thoughtful and interesting papers, presentations and poster sessions.

The High Performance Computing (HPC) division of OSC is sponsoring a Graduate Student Conference/Workshop at OSC on August 10 and 11, 2001.

The purpose of the Conference/Workshop is to introduce graduate students from around the state to the resources and capabilities of OSC, as well as to exchange information about research projects being undertaken by other graduate students in Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) and SGI (NYSE: SGI) announce the launch of a new cluster from SGI utilizing the Itanium-based Silicon Graphics® 750 system, making this cluster one of the fastest in the world.

Newly appointed Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Timothy J. Muris will provide the keynote speech on Thursday morning October 4, at Privacy2001. The conference, one of the top privacy events in the country, will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio October 2-4, and will be attended by more than 250 leaders and policy makers from government, industry and consumer organizations. Information about the conference is available at