This page lists all proposed OSC policies for public comments. Your comments help inform our policies and are encouraged. We will provide response to comments on this webpage after the public comment period closes. Please submit your comments via our online form by the deadline.
This page provides an overview of file systems at OSC. Each file system is configured differently to serve a different purpose:
Here are the queues available on Owens. Please note that you will be routed to the appropriate queue based on your walltime and job size request.
|Name||Nodes available||max walltime||max job size||notes|
Available minus reservations
The following are technical specifications for Owens.
This page includes a summary of differences to keep in mind when migrating jobs from Oakley or Ruby to Owens
C, C++ and Fortran are supported on the Owens cluster. Intel, PGI and GNU compiler suites are available. The Intel development tool chain is loaded by default. Compiler commands and recommended options for serial programs are listed in the table below. See also our compilation guide.
On July 12th, 2016 OSC migrated its old GPFS and Lustre filesystems to new Project and Scratch services, respectively. We've moved 1.22 PB of data, and the new capacities are 3.4 PB for Project, and 1.1 PB for Scratch. If you store data on these services, there are a few important details to note.
For more information about citations of OSC, visit https://www.osc.edu/citation.
To cite Owens, please use the following Archival Resource Key:
Please adjust this citation to fit the citation style guidelines required.
Ohio Supercomputer Center. 2016. Owens Supercomputer. Columbus, OH: Ohio Supercomputer Center. http://osc.edu/ark:19495/hpc6h5b1
Here is the citation in BibTeX format:
"Condo model" refers to an arrangment when a client leases one or more compute nodes for the shared cluster while OSC provides all infrastructure, as well as maintenance and services. BMI's Condo on the Owens Cluster is leased by the Biomedical Informatics Institute at The Ohio State University.
On Owens, the condo specifications are: