[R-sig-hpc] How to install R on a linux cluster.

Damiano G. Preatoni prea at uninsubria.it
Tue Apr 21 18:52:40 CEST 2009

In un messaggio del Tuesday 21 April 2009, Dirk Eddelbuettel ha scritto:
> On 21 April 2009 at 10:25, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> | and you have R with MPI and the snow wrapper package. Not a bad place to
> | start as per the Schmidberger er al paper surveying parallel computing
> | with Linux.
> That was meant to say:  "... surveying parallel computing with R." --
> sorry.

Great review. No mention of multicore, though.
I'm starting setting up an 8-core from Oracle (ops, I meant Sun), and I was 
wondering if there was really any advantage in multicore vs. snow/snowfall.

Any hints are welcome, will digest back to list.

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