[R-sig-hpc] Easiest Road to Parallel R?

Liaw, Andy andy_liaw at merck.com
Tue Jul 21 14:42:13 CEST 2009

We've had pretty good results with lam and Rmpi on our Scyld
ClusterWare/CentOS cluster.  I believe Rmpi need a bit of patching (to
make sure it finds lam on the beowulf system).


From: Thomas Hampton
> We have a substantial beowulf cluster and would like to
> get parallel R going. Our systems administrators attempted
> without success to get the R function papply to run
> properly without success. I passed their comments/questions on to this
> list in a previous message. The way I understand it, the various  
> pieces are
> there and report no errors, but the final result is that no  
> parallelism is achieved.
> Is there some more bullet-proof route to parallel R than 
> mpich2, Rmpi  
> and papply?
> We are on a beowulf cluster, red hat linux.
> Best,
> Tom
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