Stern Center for Research Computing

New York University • Leonard Stern School of Business


  • Links for SAS users

    UCLA SAS materials Is a complete intro and overview to SAS. It has examples, videos, data sets etc. A good way to both get started with SAS, as well as find advanced techniques.

  • Running hadoop, hive and mahout at the Stern Center for Research Computing

    First, you must have your Stern userid enabled for hadoop To do that, please send an email to, or call the help desk at 212-998-0180 and create a ticket for research computing. To access hadoop, ssh Typing hadoop  fs  -mkdir  test Should create a directory “test”  in /user/yournetid  (which is your default folder [...]

  • Hadoop at Stern

    Research Computing now has a small hadoop cluster. Currently there are 13 processing nodes with about 40  cores and about 12 TB of disk. In addition to hadoop and map-reduce, hive and mahout (0.5) are also installed. To use hadoop, please look at these instructions.

  • Matlab site license now available

    The SCRC is now moving to the NYU site license for matlab. This includes a virtually unlimited number of matlab users and toolboxes. If you have a PC running matlab and want to point to the new license server, there will be instructions coming shortly.