[R] Parallel computing on Windows (foreach) (Sergey Goriatchev)

Sergey Goriatchev sergeyg at gmail.com
Wed Jun 16 22:31:04 CEST 2010

John, Steve, thank you for answering my post!

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 20:55, Steve Lianoglou
<mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I think I lost the reference email somewhere, but:
>> Not only is the sequential foreach much slower than the simple
>> for-loop (as least in this particular instance), but I am not quite
>> sure how to make foreach run parallel. Where would I get this parallel
>> backend? I looked at doMC and doRedis, but these do not run on
>> Windows, as far as I understand.
> See this blog post:
> http://www.r-statistics.com/tag/dosmp/
> --
> Steve Lianoglou
> Graduate Student: Computational Systems Biology
>  | Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
>  | Weill Medical College of Cornell University
> Contact Info: http://cbio.mskcc.org/~lianos/contact

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