An interface to and extensions for the 'PBLAS' and 'ScaLAPACK' numerical libraries. This enables R to utilize distributed linear algebra for codes written in the 'SPMD' fashion. This interface is deliberately low-level and mimics the style of the native libraries it wraps. For a much higher level way of managing distributed matrices, see the 'pbdDMAT' package.
pbdBASE is a set of bindings to and extensions for the distributed linear algebra libraries BLACS, PBLAS, and ScaLAPACK. The package is very low-level, and unless you are very familiar with these libraries (or even if you are...), you are instead recommended to see the pbdDMAT and pbdDEMO packages.
The package can be installed from the CRAN via the usual
install.packages("pbdBASE"), or via the devtools package:
See the vignette for installation troubleshooting.
pbdBASE is authored and maintained by the pbdR core team:
With additional contributions from: