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JAGS 4.1 RPM packages released.

We provide packaging support for JAGS (Just Another Gibbs Sampler). Version 4.1 was recently released, and binary packages are now available. More details at https://www.ncrn.cornell.edu/software/jags-for-rhel-centos-opensuse/.

JAGS 4.0 RPM packages released.

We provide packaging support for JAGS (Just Another Gibbs Sampler). Version 4.0 was recently released, and binary packages are now available. More details at https://www.ncrn.cornell.edu/software/jags-for-rhel-centos-opensuse/.

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 [...]

[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. [...]

[ECCO] New High-Performance R versions available

We've installed high-performance versions of R 3.0.2 (compiled against the Intel Math Kernel Library (MKL) and the AMD Core Math Library (ACML)) on all compute [...]