[R-sig-hpc] Parallel computation on vectorized function

Zachary Mayer zach.mayer at gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 17:13:08 CEST 2011

See this question on stack overflow:

"Have a look at the pvec function in multicore"

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On Aug 27, 2011, at 10:41 AM, Megh Dal <megh700004 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Dear all, I am looking for some way on how to parallelize some computation on a vectorized function. I have a custom made vectorized function and also have a very length vector (of length some 2 million entries.)
> There are equivalents for all apply family of functions however could not find any way how to apply some parallel computation on a single vectorized function. I have tried with making my vector to list (of same length) and then applying sfLapply() function. However this process is actually taking more time.
> I am using windows vista machine and snowfall package.
> Any help will be highly appreciated.
> Thanks,
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