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Re: st: Stata MP versus Stata SE


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Stata MP versus Stata SE
Date   Tue, 4 Jun 2013 15:01:54 +0100

I said "if the hardware and the problem allow".

Stata/MP can't make use of processors you don't have. Not all problems
can be parallelised.
Nick
njcoxstata@gmail.com


On 4 June 2013 14:50, Estrella Gomez <estrellastata@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> Thank you very much for the answer. Still one question: What do you
> mean with "if the problem allow"?
>
> Thanks,
> Estrella
>
> 2013/6/4 Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>:
>> Sergiy is correct. Beyond that, the main principle is that you use
>> Stata MP and Stata SE in exactly the same way, but MP promises to try
>> to be faster if the hardware and the problem allow.
>>
>> Nick
>> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>>
>>
>> On 4 June 2013 14:40, Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear Estrella, you will find this information in the following report:
>>> http://www.stata.com/statamp/statamp.pdf
>>> Best, Sergiy
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 9:35 AM, Estrella Gomez <estrellastata@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Could anybody tell me if the difference between Stata MP and SE
>>>> concerns all the commands or only those with parallel processing? In
>>>> this last case, which are the commands using parallel process? Would I
>>>> note the difference between SE and MP when using, say, standard
>>>> regression commands, descriptive commands, etc..?
>>>>
>>>> Thank you
>>>> Estrella
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