I am using GNU R to calculate a huge dataset. My PC has 4 CPU-cores, and I can see, that R is using only 1 CPU.
Is there a way to tell R to use all 4 CPUs in order to make the calculation complete faster?
You should use the
See details about this functionality here: http://www.rforge.net/multicore but as a warning, your 'R' code will probably have to be updated to take advantage of multiple core technology. unless you are already using pre-made code which supports the multicore extensions.