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From   Dari Sylvester <darisylvester@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: GLLAMM multilevel modeling and -estsave-
Date   Wed, 24 Nov 2004 06:38:28 -0800 (PST)

Thank you very much Michael and Stas for your
contributions.  Michael, would you be able to direct
me to any additional info on that -estsave- command?

I didn't see it in the online help.

Thanks much,
Dari
--- Michael Ingre <Michael.Ingre@ipm.ki.se> wrote:

> On 2004-11-22, at 22.12, Stas Kolenikov wrote:
> 
> > A UNIX cluster however can provide
> > the reliability and uptime measured in months
> rather than in hours for
> > a Windows machine. Besides, if one is estimating
> five or ten models in
> > -gllamm-, that can easily be put into separate
> do-files thus using
> > multiple processors more efficiently.
> 
> I see what you mean. I could really have made use of
> a cluster a few 
> months ago. I ran 10 models on 4 computers in
> parallel for the better 
> part of a week. It was a bit complicated copying
> files making sure not 
> to overwrite an estimated model, because I used
> Macintoshes, at least I 
> benefited from the reliability and uptime of UNIX.
> And many thanks to 
> Michael Blasnik for -estsave-. Without it it ... I
> don't know what I 
> would have done.
> 
> > although I heard that Stata Corp. has been looking
> into
> > multithreading some of  their code.
> 
> That's interesting. If you a right then I hope they
> will focus on 
> -gllamm- related code. This could mean a
> considerable performance boost 
> for anyone with a dual or multiprocessor system.
> 
> Michael
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Dari Elise Sylvester

Doctoral Candidate

Department of Political Science, Stony Brook University

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