[R] R 2.0.0 (Windows): slow startup over the network

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Oct 6 16:32:54 CEST 2004

On Wed, 06 Oct 2004 15:50:34 +0200, Uwe Ligges
<ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de> wrote :

>R-2.0.0 with the complete CRAN collection, Bioconductor and some other 
>stuff installed on a capable Windows 2003 Server using a client with 
>The RGui window appears at once, the prompt within 5 seconds.
>As Brian Ripley already pointed out, there must be a bottleneck at your 
>side, either the server performance or network traffic.
>I know from own experiences that WinNT 4.0 Server were not as good as 
>the 2003 Server in file delivery, but I don't think it can be that dramatic.

I know almost nothing about Windows network administration.  Is there
a way to log activity from a particular client, so you can see what
it's requesting, and how long it takes to service the requests?

Duncan Murdoch

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