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

From: Mark Sale <msale>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2015 23:04:14 +0000

WRT bootstrap, it makes much more sense to simply bootstrap the many nonmem=
 runs (start 8 NONMEM runs at at time, rather than 1 run parallelized to 8 =

So, no, don't use parallel NONMEM for bootstrap, run multiple bootstrap sam=
ples at the same time.


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From: owner-nmusers
 of Pavel Belo <nonmem
Sent: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 4:54 PM
To: nmusers
Subject: [NMusers] setup of parallel processing and supporting software - h=
elp wanted

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 boot=

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 proc=
essing, supporting software and, possibly, some other utilities (cloud comp=
uting, ...)? A group which used to helped us a while ago disappeared somew=


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