OSCARS Case Studies

OSCARS gives ESnet the ability to engineer, manage and automate the network according to user-specified requirements for using scientific instruments, computation, and collaborations. OSCARS software was initially developed by ESnet under funding by the DOE Office of Science, and is now an open source code. OSCARS has been successfully implemented for many case studies.


OSCARS Extends JGI Network Capacity

In February 2010, the Joint Genome Institute (JGI) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) had an immediate need for increased computing resources. Meanwhile, twenty miles away the Magellan Cloud computing cluster located at National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) had enough capacity to accommodate this urgent request. The Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) already…  Read More