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Access to ECCO

The Economics Compute Cluster (ECCO) has migrated to the BioHPC environment, and accounts are not handled on this website anymore. See the BioHPC User Guide.

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[SSG] Job scheduler working again

The job scheduler is pushing jobs to the compute nodes again, we continue to monitor the situation.

[SSG] Job scheduler is down, no jobs can be launched

The job scheduler is currently not allocating jobs. We are looking into the issue, and hope to have a solution by tomorrow morning (2013-03-12). Sorry for the inconvenience. The Synthetic Data Server (SDS) is not affected at this time.

Business Dynamic Statistics (BDS) public use files updated on SSG

The Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS) files have been updated on the Social Science Gateway compute nodes. They are available at

/data/clean/bds

in their fully labeled and compressed version. Note that the file names have changed slightly to reflect the changed naming convention of the raw files as made available by the Census Bureau.

Alternate "First-login" (SSH) instructions

We have recently tested a browser-based SSH client. Previous clients required a server-side Java or similar app. For users of Google Chrome, the "Secure Shell" app from the Chrome Webstore works without anything on our servers. We have updated the "first-login" instructions, but you can of course use this anytime instead of the graphical NX [...]

Correction to QWI R2012Q2 metadata

For the R2012Q2 QWI release, Virginia was marked as not available. This is incorrect. The correct data files for VA R2012Q2 were actually posted, accompanied by erroneous metadata (version.txt). The correct metadata for VA R2012Q2 has now been posted. The original posting has been updated to reflect this [...]