Stata is a complete, integrated statistical package that provides everything needed for data analysis, data management, and graphics. 32-processor MP version is currently available at OSC.
Availability and Restrictions
The following versions of Stata are available on OSC systems:
You can use
module spider stata to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.
Only academic OSC users can use the software. OSC has the license for 5 seats concurrently. Each user can use up to 32 cores. In order to access the software, please contact OSC Help to get validated.
Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type
StataCorp, LLC, Commercial
To configure your environment on Oakley for the usage of Stata, run the following command:
module load stata
Due to licensing restrictions, Stata may ONLY be used via the batch system on Owens. See below for information on how this is done.
OSC has a 5-user license. However, there is no enforcement mechanism built into Stata. In order for us to stay within the 5-user limit, we require you to run in the context of Slurm and to include this option when starting your batch job (the Slurm system will enforce the 5 user limit):
#SBATCH -L stata@osc:1
Non-Interactive batch example
Use the script below as a template for your usage.
#!/bin/bash #SBATCH -t 1:00:00 #SBATCH --nodes=1 --ntask-per-node=28 #SBATCH -L stata@osc:1 #SBATCH --job-name=stata module load stata stata-mp -b do bigjob