[R] what`s best memory - speed - pc for R?

From: Johannes Reichl <reichl_at_energieinstitut-linz.at>
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2010 08:06:48 +0200

Hi all,  

I need to do massive simulations in the next two years. I estimated that I will need about 64GB memory, if I do not want to split up the calculations. Additionally I would like to have it as fast as possible.  

Can R handle multi-core processors and can all standard operating systems handle the same amount of memory and speed?  

Perhaps someone could point me to a webshop that sales such equipment that is suiteable for fast R computation.  

Thank you, Johannes    

Dr. Johannes Reichl
Abteilung Energiewirtschaft
Energieinstitut an der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Altenberger Straße 69
A-4040 Linz

Tel.: +43-732-2468-5652
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Email: reichl_at_energieinstitut-linz.at
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