Re: [R] R on AMD64 (Opteron)

From: Andrew Robinson <andrewr_at_uidaho.edu>
Date: Sat 24 Jul 2004 - 18:07:18 EST


Professor Ripley,

which operating system are you using for these servers, please? Thanks,

Andrew

> On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Asselin Jerome wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I was wondering if anyone has had good experiences using R on
> Linux with
> > dual AMD64 (Opteron) processors. I'm thinking of buying a couple
> of such
> > servers, but I'd like to make sure R would work fine.
> >
> > The "R Installation and Administration" guide notes that there
> may be
> > some problems with BLAS libraries. That's all I could find about
> R on
> > AMD64.
>
> Actually it says with ATLAS BLAS, not generically.
>
> > Please share your experience using R on AMD64.
>
> Quite a few people, including us, are using R on such servers
> routinelywith no problems at all. There are still some issues
> about how to squeeze
> the maximum performance out of them (e.g. which BLAS to use -- we
> are
> using Goto's -- and which compiler to use, e.g. Portland Group or
> Intel).
> --
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
> Professor of Applied Statistics,
http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
> Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
>
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