[R-SIG-Finance] Running R as a server or in a cluster
jeff.a.ryan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 16:13:25 CEST 2007
About Sun's service,
Even better (not for me, as I've already signed up), is that they seem
to have a promo for a free 200 hrs on the www.network.com cluster.
On 9/26/07, Jeff Ryan <jeff.a.ryan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Short of answers, but I do wonder if anyone has used Sun Microsystems
> www.network.com for grid work with R. At 1USD a CPU hr, with R
> already built - and a working example script on the service - it seems
> like a path worth exploring.
> Has anyone given it a try. I set up an account, but have yet to get
> the opportunity to try it out.
> Here is the link:
> Jeff Ryan
> On 9/26/07, Brian G. Peterson <brian at braverock.com> wrote:
> > Adrian Dragulescu wrote:
> > > We have set up a Condor cluster, see http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/ and we
> > > submit R jobs to the cluster. It works well because Condor has very
> > > advanced scheduling capabilities, job monitoring, etc.
> > Adrian,
> > Could you provide more details? Are you running Rserve on the cluster,
> > running "R CMD BATCH", or using Parallel-R?
> > I'd like to suggest that we use this thread to continue to develop the
> > collective knowledge of the r-sig-finance community on distributed or
> > high-throughput R calculations.
> > Regards,
> > - Brian
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