Foreach Parallel Adaptor for the 'snow' Package

Provides a parallel backend for the %dopar% function using the snow package of Tierney, Rossini, Li, and Sevcikova.


NEWS/ChangeLog for doSNOW

1.0.16 2017-12-08 o Modified test report path for compliance with CRAN policies.

1.0.11 2014-02-01 o Modified to work better when a foreach loop is executed in a package (courtesy of Steve Weston) o Added unit tests and a minimal working example o Added NEWS file

1.0.9 2013-10-28 o Changed foreach, iterators, and parallel from Depends to Imports (request of Steve Weston and Stefan Schlager)

1.0.8 2013-09-01 o New attachExportEnv option for doSNOW

1.0.7 2013-05-26 o New preschedule option for doSNOW, courtesy of Steve Weston o Efficiency improvements courtesy of Steve Weston

1.0.6 2012-04-09 o Changes to support RevoScaleR's rxExec function.

1.0.5 2011-04-15 o Added support for compiler package

Reference manual

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1.0.19 by Michelle Wallig, a year ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Michelle Wallig [cre] , Microsoft Corporation [aut, cph] , Stephen Weston [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: High-Performance and Parallel Computing with R

GPL-2 license

Depends on foreach, iterators, snow, utils

Suggests compiler, RUnit, caret, mlbench, rpart, parallel

Imported by BMTME, CENFA, ConR, E4tools, ENMeval, FourWayHMM, IDSL.IPA, LEGIT, MatrixMixtures, SPUTNIK, SenTinMixt, TREXr, atakrig, autostsm, bagged.outliertrees, betapart, cdcatR, eicm, exuber, ezCutoffs, gofCopula, gscaLCA, iprior, lcc, minimaxdesign, nimbleCarbon, purgeR, rTLS, rcarbon, rrepast, scBio, smam, speaq, starvars, tsmp.

Depended on by datanugget.

Suggested by ProFound, wflo.

See at CRAN