ACCT 270 and Windows Research Computing

Windows Research Computing recently concluded working with Professor Dan Taylor’s ACCT270 class where he used the new Windows Research On-Demand environment to allow students to use SAS and Big Data for their classwork and projects.  Each student in ACCT270 was provided an AWS WorkSpaces with 4vCPU and 16GB of ramRead More

Windows Research in AWS

Tired of using your computer’s resources for research?  Need another windows space to crunch some numbers?  Don’t have the time learn Linux?  Want to do interactive research?  We have the solution for you! Wharton Computing is thrilled to announce the brand new Windows Research space at Wharton!  Powered by AmazonRead More

Research & Analytics Office Hours

R&A Office Hours Up to four times per month, members of our Research & Analytics team will be available ‘in person’ (via BlueJeans), ready to discuss your research. Present will be both a research computing and a research programming team member, so bring your questions about research technologies, data, andRead More

8 Qualtrics Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier – Number 6 Will Make Your Day

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Researchers live for collecting data. Here at Wharton we use Qualtrics regularly, and our postgraduates are always doing something more complicated than a conjoint analysis or Likert scale. These are some of our favorite Qualtrics hacks that multiply your ability to get a great data set. The examples below areRead More

Need Programming? We’ve Got You Covered!

Wharton Research IT is pleased to announce we have expanded our programming resources to include the following: Research programming:  We now have programmers available to help build experiments, applications and more in support of your research. To request programming help, please contact research-programming@wharton.upenn.edu  You can find out more at https://research-it.wharton.upenn.edu/consulting/research-programming/ Statistical consulting: Read More

More RAM for All

We recently adjusted the amount of RAM / memory available to all users of the High-Performance Computing Cluster (HPCC). The default all.q job queue cap has been raised from 640GB to 1024GB, a whole terabyte of memory! Additionally, if you are not familiar with the short.q job queue, please giveRead More