[R] re: smp in Linux

Paul Gilbert pgilbert@bank-banque-canada.ca
Thu, 11 Mar 1999 10:49:14 -0500

>On the other hand, most of the problems I have where speed is an issue are
>simulations or bootstrapping problems that scale almost perfectly by
>running 1/n as many on each of n processors.

This has been my experience too, and I have lots of problems like this. It would
sure be nice to have some possibility like:

parallelfor (i in 1:N, listofmachines )  x[[i]] <- simulate(model[[i]],

Paul Gilbert

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