A record year for the Open Science Grid in the US


Over one billion served. The OSG Grid Operations Center at Indiana University has convenient access to XSEDE resources. Last year, OSG logged over one billion CPU hours. Courtesy Indiana University.
1 May 2017 Wisconsin - Over at ScienceNode, Greg Moore explains that the Open Science Grid (OSG) over the last 12 months, has handled over one billion CPU hours. Serving researchers across a wide variety of scientific disciplines, the Open Science Grid (OSG) weaves the USA national fabric of distributed high performance computing (Grid computing). "We just had a record week recently of over 30 million hours (close to 32,8 million) and the trend is pointing to frequent 30 million-hour weeks - it will become typical", says Scott Teige, manager of OSG's Grid Operations Center at Indiana University (IU) to Greg Moore.
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