newsGNU Parallel - build and execute command lines from standard input in parallel - News: GNU Parallel 20140322 ('昆明 MH370') released

 
 
Latest News
GNU Parallel 20140822 ('Williams') released posted by tange, Fri 22 Aug 2014 10:43:00 PM UTC - 0 replies
GNU Parallel 20140815alpha released posted by tange, Thu 14 Aug 2014 10:29:59 PM UTC - 0 replies
GNU Parallel 20140722 ('MH17') released posted by tange, Tue 22 Jul 2014 04:53:00 AM UTC - 0 replies
GNU Parallel 20140622 ('Brazil') released posted by tange, Mon 23 Jun 2014 01:41:48 AM UTC - 0 replies
GNU Parallel 20140522 ('Boko Haram') released posted by tange, Thu 22 May 2014 12:56:35 PM UTC - 0 replies
[Submit News]
[52 news in archive]

GNU Parallel 20140322 ('昆明 MH370') released

Item posted by Ole Tange <tange> on Sat 22 Mar 2014 12:02:18 PM UTC.

GNU Parallel 20140322 ('昆明 MH370') has been released. It is available for download at: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/parallel/

No new functionality was introduced so this is a good candidate for a stable release.

New in this release:

  • Bug fixes and man page updates.

About GNU Parallel

GNU Parallel is a shell tool for executing jobs in parallel using one or more computers. A job is can be a single command or a small script that has to be run for each of the lines in the input. The typical input is a list of files, a list of hosts, a list of users, a list of URLs, or a list of tables. A job can also be a command that reads from a pipe. GNU Parallel can then split the input and pipe it into commands in parallel.

If you use xargs and tee today you will find GNU Parallel very easy to use as GNU Parallel is written to have the same options as xargs. If you write loops in shell, you will find GNU Parallel may be able to replace most of the loops and make them run faster by running several jobs in parallel. GNU Parallel can even replace nested loops.

GNU Parallel makes sure output from the commands is the same output as you would get had you run the commands sequentially. This makes it possible to use output from GNU Parallel as input for other programs.

You can find more about GNU Parallel at: http://www.gnu.org/s/parallel/

You can install GNU Parallel in just 10 seconds with: (wget -O - pi.dk/3 || curl pi.dk/3/) | bash

Watch the intro video on http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL284C9FF2488BC6D1

Walk through the tutorial (man parallel_tutorial). Your commandline will love you for it.

When using programs that use GNU Parallel to process data for publication please cite:

O. Tange (2011): GNU Parallel - The Command-Line Power Tool, ;login: The USENIX Magazine, February 2011:42-47.

About GNU SQL

GNU sql aims to give a simple, unified interface for accessing databases through all the different databases' command line clients. So far the focus has been on giving a common way to specify login information (protocol, username, password, hostname, and port number), size (database and table size), and running queries.

Comments:

No messages in GNU Parallel 20140322 ('昆明 MH370') released

 

Back to the top


Powered by Savane 3.1-cleanup