Open OnDemand 1.3 Released

The Ohio Supercomputing Center unveils of new version of their open source HPC access portal software.

The Ohio Supercomputing Center (OSC) has announced a new release of Open OnDemand. Open OnDemand is the open source version of OSC OnDemand, a single-point-of-entry portal for accessing HPC services.

According to OSC iterim director David Hudak, “Our continuing development of Open OnDemand is aimed at making the package easier to use and more powerful at the same time.” The latest version comes with RPM package support and several other enhancements.

Ease of use and a shorter learning curve are important features of the OnDemand HPC environment. According to OSC, “the median time from initial HPC log-in to first HPC job submission in 2017 for clients using OnDemand was 10 times faster than clients using traditional HPC access methods.”

See the announcement at the OSC website for more on the Open OnDemand 1.3.