Dear SSG users:
as previously announced, the NSF grant funding the Social Science Gateway is coming to an end on June 30, 2013, and with that, our ability to keep funding the Social Science Gateway is greatly diminished. This post outlines the transition options. [...]
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 [...]
The Census Bureau has released a new Survey of Business Owners (SBO) Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) for 2007. The data file is available on the SSG for users with compute accounts. The data structure for the confidential microdata, which can be accessed exclusively in the Census RDC, is replicated on the SSG in the [...]
Our core download and web server is now several years old, and we have migrated several services to new servers. This website has been migrated for quite some time now, but we are finishing up migrating the (large) data download servers to a new service provider. We have nearly completed that task (it still takes [...]
As many of you know, we are asked to report the impact of the grant by, among other things, listing any publications that were made possible (in part) by the grants supporting the VirtualRDC and its components, the SSG and SDS.
The SSG is funded by NSF grant 0922005. John Abowd and Lars Vilhuber are [...]