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Software Updates!

June 9, 2017

Later this month you should be receiving emails regarding software renewal update instructions if you are a HBS/Harvard licensed user of ArcGIS, Mathematica, Matlab, and SAS. Please be aware that these software packages will be expiring in July. Your cooperation in the renewal process is greatly appreciated. 

Additionally, we will add the open source software RStudio v1.0, R v3.3, and Python 3.x to the compute grid in the coming months. If there are other software packages that you'd like to use on the Grid, please

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HBS Departure Checklist

June 7, 2017

In preparation to leave HBS, we'd like to bring to your attention the following RCS-related departure checklist that may require action on your part before losing network access.

  • HBS licenses – Have you removed HBS-issued research software?

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Research Grid - Summer Reminder

June 2, 2017

Summer has arrived and many now have the opportunity to relax. But at the same time, for many this is a time to focus on research projects that have been on hold. For that reason, we ask you to be mindful of appropriate use of the compute grid resources:

  • Use an appropriate amount of RAM for your work. A good rule of thumb is to ask for memory that is about 10X as large as your file size + wiggle room. So if your dataset is 500 MB,
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