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Proposed OSC Policies for Public Comments

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. 

Comment Form 

Queues and Reservations

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

Serial

Available minus reservations

168 hours

1 node

2016 Storage Service Upgrades

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.

BMI Condo on the Owens Cluster

"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. 

Hardware

On Owens, the condo specifications are:

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