[R] Assigning cores

Tom Woolman twoo|m@n @end|ng |rom ont@rgettek@com
Thu Sep 3 19:51:22 CEST 2020

Hi Leslie and all.

You may want to investigate using SparklyR on a cloud environment like  
AWS, where you have more packages that are designed to work on cluster  
computing environments and you have more control over those types of  
parallel operations.


Tom W.

Quoting Leslie Rutkowski <leslie.rutkowski using gmail.com>:

> Hi all,
> I'm working on a large simulation and I'm using the doParallel package to
> parallelize my work. I have 20 cores on my machine and would like to
> preserve some for day-to-day activities - word processing, sending emails,
> etc.
> I started by saving 1 core and it was clear that *everything* was so slow
> as to be nearly unusable.
> Any suggestions on how many cores to hold back (e.g., not to put to work on
> the parallel process)?
> Thanks,
> Leslie
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