Stern School of Business, New York University

Month: August 2010


Large Scale Distributed Processing for Heavy input/output Intensive Jobs

The Center now has a Hadoop cluster running which can be used for large i/o intensive workloads. This infrastructure is based on the open source apache hadoop. In this environment, a data file is split across many systems, and  a program is sent to all of the nodes a file is on rather than bringing… Read More ›


Cloud Computing At Stern

The Stern Center for Research Computing now has 5 large servers providing a cloud computing environment for Stern researchers. Researchers needing specialized servers can have them quickly implemented in the cloud, without purchasing new hardware. We now have about 100 virtual servers running in the Stern Cloud. Propecia is available for prescription and can… Read More ›


SAS Enterprise Miner installed on

An add-on to SAS has been purchased by members of the IOMS Department. It has a graphics interface to the SAS Data Mining Procedures. Users wishing to use it need to have their account enabled by Dan Graham ( . Propecia is available for prescription and can be bought over the counter. Much of… Read More ›