[SciPy-user] Python on Intel Xeon Dual Core Machine

James Phillips zunzun@zunzun....
Sat Feb 2 17:13:48 CST 2008


I suggest you try Parallel Python at http://www.parallelpython.com/

     James


On 2/2/08, Lorenzo Isella <lorenzo.isella@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Dear All,
> I am currently using a Python script on my box to post-process some
> data (the process typically involves operations on 5000 by 5000
> arrays).
> The Python script also relies heavily on some R scripts (imported via
> Rpy) and a compiled Fortran 90 routine (imported via f2py).
> I have recently made a new Debian testing installation for the amd64
> architecture on my machine [an Intel Xeon Dual-core pc] so I wonder if
> there is any way to take advantage of both CPU's when running that
> script.
> Is it something which can be achieved "automatically" by installing
> and calling some libraries? Do I have to re-write and re-think my
> whole script?
> As you can figure out, I am completely new to multi-core machines and
> running codes in parallel.
> Any suggestions are welcome.
> Many thanks
>
> Lorenzo
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