[R-SIG-Finance] parallel processing

Gambulator Gambulator gambulator at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 23:31:22 CET 2015

thanks. I am running the optimization and yeah it is pretty slow so I
figure that I should put it on more cores. It seems/sounds like it 'd work
fine on Linux but now that you mention Windows, may be I will give it a
shot before firing up AWS and go through the pain to make an image and all


On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 11:28 AM, Bos, Roger <roger.bos at rothschild.com>

> Not all of the parallel packages with in Windows, but doParallel is one
> that does.  Here is how to start it with 3 cores:
> library(doParallel)
> cl <- makeCluster(3)
> registerDoParallel(cl)
> It will automatically load the foreach package provided you have it
> installed.  Please see the documentation for foreach for examples.
> Thanks,
> Roger
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> I did quite a bit of googling. it is not clear to me if it works now on
> Windows or not. it is pretty slow even if I have turned off my
> debug,verbose or print. any idea?
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