Client Resources

Getting Started

Welcome to OSC! If you are new to supercomputing, new to OSC, or simply interested in getting an account (if you don't already have one), we have some resources to help you.

Available Software

OSC has a variety of software applications to support all aspects of scientific research as well as licenses via our statewide software program.

Technical Support

OSC provides experts to assist with individual client requests from a 24/7 support desk to Level 2 advanced support. 

Gateways

With OSC OnDemand for managing compute resources to the My.OSC administrative site, OSC provides a number of web portals for ease of access.  

Facilitation

OSC facilitators focus on research support, education and outreach to provide key services to Ohio’s academic and industrial research communities.

Protected Data Storage

OSC's Protected Data Storage (PDS) is designed to address the most common security control requirements encountered by researchers while also reducing the workload on individual PIs and research teams to satisfy these requirements.

Security, Accessibility, and Policies

OSC is regularly audited for security standards and abides by OSU's digital accessibility standards. OSC also supports export controlled and HIPPA projects.

Data storage

    OSC has various storage systems to fulfill different HPC research needs. Information on the each filesystem can be found in data storage technical documentation. Data storage overview and documentation Review the overview of the filesystems and the storage documentation.