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The NoMachine/NX outage on the sdsx cluster has been RESOLVED.

NOTE: All users may log back into sdsx.vrdc.cornell.edu. Running jobs and sessions were cancelled. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Please report any immediate issues with your nomachine/nx login to: cac-help@cac.cornell.edu

[SDSx] Unplanned outage: SDSx cluster is unavailable [solved]

What: Unplanned SDSx outage

When: Users first reported troubles around 2pm, Thursday, June 16, 2016.

Reason: Unknown, staff is investigating. Estimated Time to Repair: Unknown

[ECCO] Ox updated to 7.1

Ox (http://www.doornik.com/ox/) has been upgraded on ECCO to 7.1. It is available on SDS upon request only.

[SDS] Updated SIPP Synthetic Beta (SSB) v6.0.2 released

The Census Bureau has corrected an error in a SIPP Synthetic Beta variable, panel_1stfullyear. As a result of the correction, an updated version, v6.0.2, has been uploaded to the Synthetic Data [...]

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 [...]