[R-SIG-Finance] parallel processing

Bos, Roger roger.bos at rothschild.com
Mon Oct 26 19:28:05 CET 2015

Not all of the parallel packages with in Windows, but doParallel is one that does.  Here is how to start it with 3 cores:

cl <- makeCluster(3)

It will automatically load the foreach package provided you have it installed.  Please see the documentation for foreach for examples.



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From: R-SIG-Finance [mailto:r-sig-finance-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of Gambulator Gambulator
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Subject: [R-SIG-Finance] parallel processing

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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