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Re: Parallel processing

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  • Subject: [mg100232] Re: Parallel processing
  • From: David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 19:34:19 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gvlq9j$isl$1@smc.vnet.net>

dh wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I am running version 7.01 on a quad core CPU. I am doing some heavy 
> calculations but was too lazy to use any special commands for 
> parallelization.
> 
> However, to my surprise, when I check the performance I see that all 4 
> kernels a busy calculating.
> 
> Does anybody have any info about this automatic parallelization of 
> Mathematica?
> 
> Daniel
> 
> 
> 
Prior to 7.0 there was talk that certain cpu-intensive algorithms would 
make use of multiple cores where appropriate - presumable they still do. 
Where does your program spend its time?

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk


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