All research using restricted access data is conducted in the RDC facility. Researchers must physically be inside the RDC when conducting analyses. They must also conduct research using specific computing facilities of the RDC, this includes computers, secure network connections, and available software.
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.
Thin Client User Guide (pdf)