Supercomputing. Seamlessly. Open, Interactive HPC Via the Web

Don't hesistate to reach out to the developers via our Discourse instance if you would like more information or need help installing or configuring Open OnDemand.

Please cite us Hudak et al., (2018). Open OnDemand: A web-based client portal for HPC centers. Journal of Open Source Software, 3(25), 622,

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers 1534949 and 1835725.

Upcoming Releases

Version 1.4 (Target: Jan 8 2018)

  1. Upgrade to Ruby 2.4, NodeJS 6, Passenger 5 (still supporting CentOS/RHEL6,7
  2. Enhance security
    • Enable whitelisting directories users can navigate to in files app
    • By default disable app development mode
  3. Fixed copy paste issues in the shell app for browsers other than Chrome
  4. Optional Quota warnings on dashboard when disk space or file count on file systems reach certain threshold
  5. Experimental SGE/UGE support
  6. Ability to make web form’s of interactive apps more dynamic
  7. For all key features see 1.4 release notes

Version 1.5 (Target: January 31 2019)

  1. Basic job arrays support
  2. Performance improvements
  3. Documenting peer to peer app sharing
  4. Better support for RStudio
  5. Localization
  6. Documentation for enabling Two Factor Authentication using Keycloak and Duo
  7. Updated web site highlighting third party contributions to OnDemand ecosystem
  8. Bug fixes

If time permits:

  1. Submit and manage Job Composer jobs from any directory
  2. Customizable job options for Job Composer

Community Suggestions

Existing Requests

See a list and comment on community requested features we are already planning on working.

Tell us what features you want to be added to OnDemand!

#Previous Release Notes Release Notes are available on the Open OnDemand documentation pages

Maintained by OSC

This project is maintained by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), a member of the Ohio Technology Consortium, the technology and information division of the Ohio Department of Higher Education.