New Release: SciServer Altair v1.9.4

The latest version of SciServer, known as Altair v1.9.4, is now available! This update includes some other behind-the-scenes in the CasJobs admin interface. Please read our Releases & Updates page for information about what was included in this update.

New Release: SciServer Altair v1.9.3

The latest version of SciServer, known as Altair v1.9.3, is now available! This update fixes a bug behind-the-scenes in the CasJobs admin interface. Please read our Releases & Updates page for information about what was included in this update.

New Release: SciServer Altair v1.9.2

The latest version of SciServer, known as Altair v1.9.2, is now available! This update brings several features to SkyServer, in particular to the Plate Browser and Search tools. Please read our Releases & Updates page for information about what was included in this update.

New Release: SciServer Altair v1.9.1

The latest version of SciServer, known as Altair v1.9.1, is now available! This update brings several features to SkyServer. We have restored links to the SDSS interactrive spectrum tool, and have introduced a new SkyQuery-based cross-match tool. We have also introduced a new RStduio image to Compute. Please read our Releases & Updates page for … Continued

Altair v1.9.0 released

The latest version of SciServer, known as Altair v1.9.0, is now available! This update marks the first wide public release of SkyQuery, a web site and service to perform sophisticated Bayesian cross-matching among a variety of astronomical datasets and/or user-uploaded data. Please read our Releases & Updates page for information about what was included in … Continued

IPython Creator Fernando Perez Speaks

On Friday, October 7th, 2016, IPython creator Fernando Pérez spoke at Johns Hopkins University’s Institute for Data-Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES), the organization that hosts and develops SciServer. Pérez’s talk is titled “Interactive Computing and Data Science with the Jupyter Platform.” A recording of the talk is available on the Events page of the IDIES … Continued

Altair v1.8.2 released

Our SciServer Altair v1.8.2 update was released on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. This update to SciServer Altair includes various bugfixes and improvements to SkyServer and CasJobs, as well as adding a new Python image that includes development tools into SciServer Compute. Please read our Releases & Updates page for information about what was included in … Continued

Altair v1.8.1 released

The SciServer Altair v1.8.1 update was released on Friday, July 29, 2016. This update to SciServer Altair includes updates to SkyServer and CasJobs to support the Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s newest data in Data Release 13 (DR13). It also includes updates to the SkyServer, CasJobs, the Explore Tool, and Compute. Please read our Releases & … Continued

Altair v1.8.0 released

The latest update to SciServer, Altair v1.8.0, was released on Monday, June 13, 2016. This release includes SciServer Compute, our Jupyter Notebooks web app for data analysis close to the large datasets SciServer hosts. Please read our Releases & Updates page for information about what was included in this update. For more information on how … Continued

Altair v1.7.6 released

We released the first update for SciServer Altair yesterday, Friday May 20th. The new update, called Altair v1.7.6, includes MyScratch and the ability to download files from your CasJobs MyDB to SciDrive. For more info about all releases and updates, please visit our Updates page. For more information about how to use SciServer tools and … Continued