Supercomputing

OSC Acquires 200 Seats of Linux Fortran, C and C++ Compilers and Tools from the Portland Group (PGI)

Collaboration Announced To Enable And Promote Linux Cluster Computing

Portland, OR -- November 16, 1999 -- The Portland Group, Inc. (PGI) and OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) today announced that OSC has acquired 200 copies of PGI Workstation, PGI's suite of parallel Fortran, C and C++ compilers and tools for Linux workstations. The announcement was made from SC99, the world's largest conference for high performance computing sponsored by ACM SIGARCH and the IEEE Computer Society.

OSC Showcases Initiatives at International Supercomputing Conference

Columbus, Ohio -- November 3, 2005 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will showcase its Blue Collar Computing and Third Frontier Network (TFN) initiatives by highlighting these projects and more at Supercomputing 2005 (SC|05). A week-long international supercomputing conference, SC|05 is the world's leading event for high performance computing and research, and is a hotbed of collaboration opportunities. The conference will be held at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, Washington, on November 12-18.

OSC-Hosted CUG Conference a Success

The 45th Annual Cray User Group Conference held on May 12-16, 2003 and hosted by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), was deemed a success by more than 160 attendees.

CUG2003 was held at the Hyatt on Capitol Square in downtown Columbus.

This year’s theme, “Flight to Insight,” was chosen to honor Ohio’s rich heritage and numerous contributions to the aerospace industry. The conference also highlighted the centennial anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ flight.

Ohio Supercomputer Center Selects IBM To Provide New High Performance Computing Solution

COLUMBUS, Ohio – January 23, 2007 – The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) announced today the upgrade of its high performance computing (HPC) capacity with the acquisition of the IBM Cluster 1350.   This new system is projected to be one of the top 50 supercomputers in the world, making OSC among the top 10 academic supercomputing centers.

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