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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."


There will be a downtime for the Synthetic Data Server on Monday, June 1, [...]

[SDS] Clean-up of SDSx after migration

After the migration earlier this summer to the new Synthetic Data Server cluster, and with the increasing size of the user communities of both the Synthetic LBD (SynLBD) and the SIPP Synthetic Beta (SSB), we also implemented a change in group [...]

Upgrading Synthetic Data Server [DOWNTIME June 27-June 30, 2014]

All SDS users:

We are ready to migrate users to the new SDSx cluster, which greatly improves the computational ability offered to your analyses. There will be a downtime from Friday, June 27 to Monday, June 30, [...]

[SDS] Access to SIPP Synthetic Beta and Synthetic LBD will remain open during US government shutdown

Today (Oct 1, 2013) all Census employees who support the SSB and SynLBD are being furloughed. However, the SDS server itself where users access the synthetic data will remain operational, since it is housed and maintained by Cornell University. Census staff will not be able to answer email questions or perform any validation work until [...]