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Researchers using restricted access-data must be physically within the RDC facility and conduct their analyses using the specific computers, secure network connections, and available software within the RDC.

What’s in the RDC workspace

We provide each project with workspaces, a place to secure research materials, and thin-client workstations to remotely access Linux servers located at the Census Bureau.

The below links review some issues, and provide links to more information on the RDC computing environment and software available.

Note: The information in the links below is from the Texas Census Research Data Center.

Available Software and the Computing Environment

Suggested Tutorials on Statistical Software in the CRDC (pdf)

Thin Client User Guide (pdf)

Available software includes (but is not limited to):

  • SAS
  • Stata
  • R
  • Gauss
  • MatLab
  • Python
  • Linux open office and other utilities

Please contact the RDC Administrator if other software is necessary for your project.

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