[R-sig-hpc] Using CRAN packages with RHIPE in user-provided Map and Reduce functions

Saptarshi Guha saptarshi.guha at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 03:17:38 CEST 2011

There is a mailing list for rhipe. Also we've moved to ml.stat.purdue.edu/rhipe

The documentation is beingobef into the package.

In the setup you can type

Are you getting errors?


On Aug 12, 2011, at 9:02 PM, Murray Stokely <murray at stokely.org> wrote:

> Quick question for any RHIPE (The R Hadoop-based MapReduce package)  
> users here :
> How does RHIPE allow the use of arbitrary libraries / code from CRAN
> in the provided Map and Reduce functions when running on e.g. EC2?
> After 20 minutes of searching every example I see is a lapply type
> operation done simply with base R commands.  How do packages from the
> calling environment get made available to the workers?
> Also, where does the most up to date documentation live?  Unusually,
> the google search results for rhipe are filled with broken links to
> the old location from purdue.edu.
>             - Murray
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