Posts Tagged ‘ snowfall ’

Scheduled Parallel Computing with R: R + Rmpi + OpenMPI + Sun Grid Engine (SGE)

January 20, 2010

Recently I’ve learned how to do parallel computing in R on a cluster of machines thanks to the R packages snowfall, snow, and Rmpi. I’ve been using the SOCKET method with snowfall since together they make things simple. With these tools, I can reduce day/week long jobs to hours or a day across many (100)

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Parallel computing in R: snowfall/snow

June 20, 2009

I finally have time to try parallel computing in R using snowfall/snow thanks to this article in the 1st issue of R journal, which replaces R news. I didn’t try it before because i didn’t have a good toy example, and it seemed like a steep learning curve (i only guessed what parallel computing was).

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