[R] speed of makeCluster (package parallel)
szehnder at uni-bonn.de
Mon Oct 28 17:30:31 CET 2013
See library(help = "parallel”)
On 28 Oct 2013, at 17:19, Arnaud Mosnier <a.mosnier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am quite new in the world of parallelization and I wonder if there is a
> way to increase the speed of creation of a parallel socket cluster. The
> time spend to include threads increase exponentially with the number of
> thread considered and I use of computer with two 8 cores CPU and thus
> showing a total of 32 threads in windows 7.
> Currently, I use the default parameters (type = "PSOCK"), but is there any
> fine tuning parameters that I can use to take advantage of this system ?
> Thanks in advance for your help !
> R version 3.0.1 (2013-05-16)
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