[R] Building R for better performance

Ross Boylan ross at biostat.ucsf.edu
Mon Sep 1 19:59:05 CEST 2014

On Mon, Sep 01, 2014 at 12:25:01PM +0100, lejeczek wrote:
> could you tell us if the same/similar performance benefits we should 
> expect when gnu complier suite + MKL are teamed up?
> and how to configure such a compilation?
> many thanks

Jonathan, thanks for these very interesting results.  I'm curious how
the single core performance of the different compiler compare.

Sometimes it's desirable to keep code to a single core, e.g., if you
have assigned n jobs to n cores you don't want each job trying to grab
more cores.

Ross Boylan

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