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Parallel computing toolbox running problem

Subject: Parallel computing toolbox running problem

From: Marco Wu

Date: 7 Oct, 2011 22:45:17

Message: 1 of 1

Dear all,

 I am currently using parallel computing for optimization. I use "matlabpool open 8" command; and use Multistart function for the optimization. In the Multistart function it has been set to be "UseParallel" is "always".

 Problem is that I see 9 MATLAB image name in Window task manager. Only one of them use 25% of my CPU resource (I have a quad core computer; 25% is equal to one core is fully operating) . All others are 0% CPU usage. I really don't understand the situation. In term of memory usage, the one using 25% of CPU power use 210M bytes. All the others uses 109M bytes. In my computer, open a new MATLAB window but doing nothing is around 109M bytes.

 What that means?? Please help. I need the parallel computing power.

Thanks

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