Stata The Stata listserver
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date index][Thread index]

st: RE: multithreading in Stata?

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: multithreading in Stata?
Date   Mon, 21 Oct 2002 18:15:53 +0100

Stas Kolenikov
> (This is probably a more technical question to support@,
> but it might be
> of general interest, too.) Can Stata be tuned for multiprocessor /
> multithread environment? My interest is inspired by an
> internal discussion
> inside my department about the use of Beowulf cluster that
> the department
> has access to. As long as Stata is an interpretative environment, I
> suppose there is rather little one could do to multithread it. Am I
> bluntly mistaken?
> A clear example of where it would be beneficial is the Monte Carlo /
> bootstrap situations. As long as both are implemented as
> ado files rather
> than internal commands, there would be no benefits from
> trying to run it
> in a multiprocessor environment, I am afraid :(.

David Clayton gave a talk in 2000 showing
some of the possible tricks.

I am not aware that this has been written up


*   For searches and help try:

© Copyright 1996–2017 StataCorp LLC   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index