freeCores: Get the Average Number of Free CPU Cores

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/freeCores.R

Description

Get the Average Number of Free CPU Cores

Usage

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freeCores(
  memory = c("5min", "15min", "1min"),
  fraction = 0.9,
  logical = getOption2("parallelly.availableCores.logical", TRUE),
  default = parallelly::availableCores()
)

Arguments

memory

(character) The time period used to infer the system load, with alternatives being 5 minutes (default), 15 minutes, or 1 minute.

fraction

(non-negative numeric) A scale factor.

logical

Passed as-is to availableCores().

default

(integer) The value to be returned if the system load is unknown, i.e. cpuLoad() return missing values.

Value

An positive integer with attributes loadavg (named numeric), maxCores (named integer), argument memory (character), and argument fraction (numeric).

Examples

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free <- freeCores()
print(free)

## Not run: 
## Make availableCores() agile to the system load
options(parallelly.availableCores.custom = function() freeCores())

## End(Not run)

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