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[SDS] [ECCO] Upcoming changes to SAS on compute nodes

It is license renewal season. In order to reduce our licensing expenditures on SAS, we are removing the ability to run SAS on any node.Convenience scripts (qsas, menu entry) will be updated, and should "just work". Those using custom qsub scripts will need to submit those to a 'sas' queue on ECCO or SDSx in [...]

[ECCO] Upgrade of Knitro to 9.1.0

KNITRO, the solver for nonlinear optimization that can be used with or without Matlab (but is used mostly with Matlab), has been updated to 9.1.0. [...]

[ECCO+SDS] Customizing Python environment on ECCO and SDS

We updated our Anaconda Python environment yesterday. This note is how to customize that environment for your own research, on ECCO and [...]

[ECCO+SDS] Update of Python install

We've updated the Python installation (Anaconda version), with some small changes and additions:

the econometrics environment has been removed (it contained some additional packages that are mostly contained in the regular environments) MKL versions of the two main environments are available [...]

[ECCO] Matlab R2014b available on compute nodes

Matlab R2014b has been installed on ECCO compute nodes (official release notes). In order to use it in your programs, please use the "module" command. The default "qmatlab" script does not yet use the newer version.