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Title: Sustaining and Extending the Open Science Grid: Science Innovation on a PetaScale Nationwide Facility (DE-FC02-06ER41436) SciDAC-2 Closeout Report

Under this SciDAC-2 grant the project’s goal w a s t o stimulate new discoveries by providing scientists with effective and dependable access to an unprecedented national distributed computational facility: the Open Science Grid (OSG). We proposed to achieve this through the work of the Open Science Grid Consortium: a unique hands-on multi-disciplinary collaboration of scientists, software developers and providers of computing resources. Together the stakeholders in this consortium sustain and use a shared distributed computing environment that transforms simulation and experimental science in the US. The OSG consortium is an open collaboration that actively engages new research communities. We operate an open facility that brings together a broad spectrum of compute, storage, and networking resources and interfaces to other cyberinfrastructures, including the US XSEDE (previously TeraGrid), the European Grids for ESciencE (EGEE), as well as campus and regional grids. We leverage middleware provided by computer science groups, facility IT support organizations, and computing programs of application communities for the benefit of consortium members and the US national CI.
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  1. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)
  2. Boston Univ., MA (United States)
  3. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  4. California Inst. of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States)
  5. Clemson Univ., SC (United States)
  6. Columbia Univ., New York, NY (United States)
  7. Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States)
  8. Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
  9. Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (United States)
  10. Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (United States). Information Sciences Inst.
  11. Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN (United States)
  12. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  13. Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (United States). Renaissance Computing Inst.
  14. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
  15. Univ. of California, San Diego, CA (United States)
  16. Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States)
  17. Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL (United States)
  18. Univ. of Illinois, Champaign, IL (United States); Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (United States)
  19. Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
DOE Contract Number:
FC02-06ER41436; NSF-PHY-0621704
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) (SC-21)
Country of Publication:
United States