Minimal impact on OSC services due to COVID-19

The Ohio Supercomputer Center, The Ohio State University and the Ohio Department of Higher Education are closely monitoring the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. In response to guidance from the State of Ohio, ODHE and OSU, OSC been directed to move to telework effective Friday, March 13th to reduce the odds of transmission of the virus. The impact on service delivery is expected to be minimal. OSC Help and 24/7 hardware monitoring will continue as normal.

Huge memory nodes partial scheduling

Beginning on Tuesday, March 10th users are able to run jobs using less than a full huge memory node on both the Owens and Pitzer clusters. Please consider your request more carefully when you plan to use a huge memory node, and specify the resources based on what you will use. Please check our documentation for more detailed guidance: https://www.osc.edu/resources/technical_support/supercomputers/owens/batch_limit_rules https://www.osc.edu/resources/technical_support/supercomputers/pitzer/batch_limit_rules

checkgpu Command


checkgpu is a command developed at OSC for use on OSC’s systems to report information regarding the usage of OSC’s GPU nodes. It reports various information on the usage and availability of the GPU nodes.