Re: [NMusers] setup of parallel processing and supporting software - help wanted

From: Bill Knebel <billk_at_metrumrg.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2015 07:46:03 -0500

Pavel,

For a complete solution to modeling and simulation you should take a look
at our Metworx Performance product. It is a cloud based solution that
allows the user to interface with a high performance computing system via a
web browser. The system includes NONMEM (7.2 and 7.3), gfortran or Intel
fortran, RStudio, R, Stan (MCMC analysis), PiranaJS, PsN, and grid
scheduler. Parallel computing via PiranaJS, PsN, or via the metrumrg R
package is supported. The system utilizes encrypted disks in Amazon Web
Services cloud and all communications to and from the cloud is over
encrypted channels. The cluster will autoscale (grow and shrink
automatically) to meet the requirements of an analysis. In addition, the
user has the ability to develop and deploy Shiny applications via the
Metworx Envision product.

More information can be found at the address below:

http://metrumrg.com/metworx.html

Regards,

Bill

On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 4:54 PM, Pavel Belo <nonmem_at_optonline.net> wrote:

> Hello The Team,
>
> We hear different opinions about effectiveness of parallel processing with
> NONMEM from very helpful to less helpful. It can be task dependent. How
> useful is it in phase 3 for basic and covariate models, as well as for
> bootstrapping?
>
> We reached a non-exploratory (production) point when popPK is on a
> critical path and sophisticated but slow home-made utilities may be
> insufficient. Are there efficient/quick companies/institutions,
> which setup parallel processing, supporting software and, possibly, some
> other utilities (cloud computing, ...)? A group which used to helped us
> a while ago disappeared somewhere...
>
> Thanks,
> Pavel
>



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