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[ECCO] [SDS] September 9, 2015 Downtime Notice

DOWNTIME: Wednesday, September 9th, 2015, 8am-5pm

Some thoughts on improved performance of an analysis job on a cluster like ECCO or SDSx

Here are some tips (some specific to ECCO/SDSx, some general) about improving performance of a typical social science analysis [...]

[ECCO] [SDS] SAS queue introduced, SAS software limited to one node

As previously announced, we have reduced our SAS licenses to one server on ECCO, one server on SDS. A new job submission queue (ECCO queues, SDSx queues) will route jobs to the appropriate [...]

Article in The Atlantic on synthetic data products

For a very nice write-up of the synthetic data products housed on our Synthetic Data Server, see Viviane Callier's article in The Atlantic, "How Fake Data Could Protect Real People’s Privacy."

[SDSx] [ECCO] X13-Arima-SEATS Version 1.1, Build 19 available

The X-13ARIMA-SEATS Seasonal Adjustment Program, seasonal adjustment software produced, distributed, and maintained by the Census Bureau, is available on ECCO and SDSx on all compute nodes. [...]