[pymvpa] pprocess and number of CPU cores?

Matthias Ekman Matthias.Ekman at nf.mpg.de
Tue Apr 6 15:01:42 UTC 2010

Francisco Pereira wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 9:01 AM, Yaroslav Halchenko
> <debian at onerussian.com> wrote:
>> But keep in mind -- this is GN(aive)B, so you might find results inferior
>> to using generic searchlight with not-so-naive multivariate learners ;)
> Entirely agree with Yarik, though I'll add that across multiple
> datasets we've found GNB works pretty well, close to what you get with
> LDA (waiting to hear from NeuroImage on this, otherwise I could tell
> you more ;). Hence it's always worth trying, especially now that it
> can be done quickly.
> Matthias: you can still justify the server by installing condor and
> making a batch queue for all your subjects...

Thanks Francisco. I don't know condor yet (working with SGE here), but 
my feelings says that it is well suited for (huge) dedicated clusters 
and a little bit to "big" for my purpose... but I will definitely have a 
closer look.


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