[R] R on a multi core unix box

From: Saeed Abu Nimeh <sabunime_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2007 10:23:03 -0600


Hi,
I installed the snow package on a unix box that has multiple cores. To be able to exploit the multiple cores (on one pc) do I still need to install the rmpi package (or rpvm). Another question, if i run a bayesian simulation on the multiple core after setting them up correctly (using snow), would you think there will be a noticeable speedup gain. Thanks,
Saeed

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linux centos
4 dual core processors
32 gb ram
R (2.6.0)
snow 0.29

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