[R] distributed computing

Steve Lianoglou mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 17:17:20 CEST 2009


On Oct 8, 2009, at 11:06 AM, wesley mathew wrote:

> Dear All,
> I am a researcher, working at the Department of Software Engineering  
> at
> University of Minho, Portugal. I am working on in the area of  
> Distributed
> data mining and attempting to develop distributed data mining system  
> in „R‰
> Environment.
> I have an enquiry.
> Suppose I have 3 different nodes (machines) running same program with
> different set of data and these 3 machines save results in 3  
> different xml
> files. After the execution of all client systems, the server system  
> needs to
> read this data. Further, if it is required, the news system should  
> have
> facility to perform a specified task with these data.
> How can I perform this communication?
> Are there any methods available?
> I would be grateful, for any sort of help with this regard.

Check out the high performance computing task view on cran:


Lots of links to both packages and useful articles.


Steve Lianoglou
Graduate Student: Computational Systems Biology
   |  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
   |  Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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