Re: [R] Multithreading

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 05 Apr 2007 - 07:28:05 GMT

  1. Please update your R: 2.5.0 is imminent.
  2. Please read the 'R Installation and Adminstration manual'. R itself in not multithreaded but can make use of multithreaded BLAS.
  3. A search of the list archives would have produced many hits, as does RSiteSearch("multithreaded"), with more information.

On Thu, 5 Apr 2007, Ulrich Leopold wrote:

> Dear list,
>
> is R capable of multithreading? At the moment it uses only 1 CPU
> out of 4 CPUs on my system. Is there a compilation option or start option so
> that R uses multiple CPUs at the same time to accomplish a calculation?
>
> Some information on my system:
>
>> R.version
> _
> platform x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
> arch x86_64
> os linux-gnu
> system x86_64, linux-gnu
> status
> major 2
> minor 3.1
> year 2006
> month 06
> day 01
> svn rev 38247
> language R
> version.string Version 2.3.1 (2006-06-01)
>
>
> Best regards,
> Ulrich
>
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