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Wiki should work again.

We ran a database check, it should be fine now.

Wiki intermittent database problems

Due to a failed disk and unscheduled server downtime, there are some issues with the VRDC Wiki. Please bear with us, they will be fixed later tonight.

[SSG] Additional SSG documentation posted

We have made launching interactive jobs somewhat easier (it is now point-and-click for most applications), see the Step 4 - Using the SSG page. We have also posted some example instructions on how to transfer data to XSEDE resources, see Step 6.

SBO/CBO and QFR zero obs datasets now available on the VirtualRDC

Thanks to the Census Bureau, the zero-obs versions of the Survey of Business Owners (SBO) and the Quarterly Financial Reports (QFR) are now available when logged on to the compute nodes. You will find them under

[/ssgprojects/virtualrdc]/economic/cbo/microdata [/ssgprojects/virtualrdc]/economic/qfr/microdata

where [...] is the part of the location that is specific to the VirtualRDC, and the remaining [...]

SIPP Synthetic Data documentation added

We have updated the links on the SSB page to the Census Bureau's data documentation, and cached local copies on this web site. See ´╗┐http://www.vrdc.cornell.edu/news/data/sipp-synthetic-beta-file/.