Skip to main content

Latest Tweets

  • New post: High-performance computing for Economists 2017 edition https://t.co/eoEHjGg8X9
    about 1 month ago via VirtualRDC
  • New post: ANNOUNCEMENT: EMERGENCY DOWNTIME on ecco cluster July 21-22 2017 https://t.co/QgpTGjM2Xj
    about 1 month ago via VirtualRDC
  • Page edited: World Statistical Congress 2015 (ISI2015) session on "Synthetic establishment microdata around the https://t.co/wqHFOXha3x
    about 3 months ago via VirtualRDC

Issue with new QWI compression

Users have brought to our attention a problem with the new BZIP2-compressed files. It appears that Winzip (versions through 16.0) cannot successfully decompress these files (despite claims to support the format). 7-zip (versions through 9.20) has no such problems, but we are looking into other [...]

[QWIPU] Change in compression format for QWI download files

Given last year's addition of two additional QWI tabulation types (by age and education, and by race and ethnicity), the average size of a single release of QWI tabulations has increased from around 100GB to over 300GB. As a consequence, we have reduced the window of previous releases that we keep available on our download [...]