Questions tagged [parallel-processing]

Use this tag when asking questions about multi or parallel processing - a programming paradigm used to speed up computationally intensive geoprocessing tasks by executing them over multiple CPU cores or threads.

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Parallel Computing error using GP tool in C#

I have been using ArcGIS Geoprocessor(GP) tool whenever possible even though it is like a black box in my ArcObject development. Most of my operations are involved with data processing, such as ...
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Parallelising GIS operations in PyQGIS?

A common requirement in GIS is to apply a processing tool to a number of files or apply a process for a number of features in one file to another file. Much of these operations are embarrassingly ...
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Setting ArcPy environment variables with Python multiprocessing?

I have a script which uses ArcPy + Python multiprocessing. Are ArcPy environment variables shared between separate Python processes? If I write to arcpy.env.extent from within each process am I ...
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arcpy with multiprocessing throws “UnpickleableError: Cannot pickle <type 'geoprocessing Layer object'> objects”

I'm attempting to speed up a process which is currently running synchronously, by using the python multiprocessing module. I'm having trouble sending a feature layer to a function which is called by ...
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Maintaining reference to feature layer (rather than its name string) throughout Python script? [duplicate]

When creating a Layer in arcpy, the syntax uses a string to denote the layer name, as shown in the Make Feature Layer sample script: import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = "C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\...
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Sending commands into FGDB

I have a large .gdb of all blocks in the United States, available from Census. I would like to create a point shape file of all census tract centroids in the US. I have QGIS with FileGDB enabled, as ...
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How to write output from subprocess to disk (using multiprocessing)

This code was developed from another question I posted about how to kill an arcpy tool if it takes longer than a specified time. See How to cancel tool execution in python. Using the multiprocssing ...
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Multiprocessing issues with ArcPy

I am using ArcGIS 'watershed' routine in a script which makes use of multiprocessing. This works fine, but during execution I get the message: Unable to remove directory. Possible causes: 1- Not ...
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Python Postgres Multiprocessing speed increase

I'm trying to speed up my PostGIS queries using multiprocessing. My current setup is using python and psycopg2 such as below. Although this has given a speed increase, it still seems like there are ...
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How to do parallel queries in postgis [closed]

Is there any way to do queries in postgis using multiple cores in a transparent way, other than splitting my queries among several client connections ?
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Can I increase the number of processes in ArcGis Server 10.1?

I use ArcMap 10.1. I have a map with many Mosaic and Raster layers. They are stored in many gdb-s. I publish this map with option "Create tiles on demand". But this tiles are created very slowly (may ...
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python.multiprocessing and “FATAL ERROR (INFADI) MISSING DIRECTORY” [closed]

I have a question which is closely related to this old question here: python.multiprocessing and "FATAL ERROR (INFADI) MISSING DIRECTORY" I have also looked at this, which seems to relate ...
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Python scaling issues and possible subprocess conflicts? [closed]

I have always found such great analytical and programming expertise on StackExchange in the past that I hope you can help me. Background: I have a project that involves spatially joining and ...
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Parallel Computing and Raster Operations in ArcObjects gives cryptic error

This is a problem I have been struggling with for awhile. The code below takes 1-3 input feature layers (pFLayer) that were stored into a list called pFeatureLayerCollection, casts them into ...
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How to implement multiprocessing with multiple geoprocesses?

I am relatively new to Python and thought I would give a stab at multiprocessing. I have a script that runs well in IDLE or as an ArcMap toolbox script. After perusing these forums and docs.python, I ...
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Execute multiple process in parallel of Arcpy script

I have seen some difficult ways to do parallel processing, but I wonder if it is possible to simply execute multiple process of the same ArcPy script at the same time. My script makes some changes to ...
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parallelization of raster mosaic

I would like to create a raster mosaic of the national USGS NED 30m DEM (~50 GB). I'd like to leverage parallel processing using python multiprocessing module where possible. I'm using ArcGIS 10.0. My ...
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Arcpy Parallel Processing Environment

I recently discovered the Parallel Processing environment setting in ArcGIS (this must be new to 10.1), however, there is no mention as to what tools are designed to utilize this environment setting. ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Python AddIn Using Multiprocessing crashes ArcMap?

I would like to run a multiprocessing task from a python add-in tool. My issue is that the process keeps failing. Basically crashes ArcMap. Here is my basic code: def function(startOID, endOID, fc)...
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Multiprocessing error in QGIS with Python on Windows?

I have this error when I try to use Manager() from python multiprocessing library. (Just start QGIS open Python console and execute the two following lines) >>> import multiprocessing >&...
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Methods for optimizing multcore processing in ArcGIS

I am interested in learning methods to utilize the full extent of multicore processing power available on a desktop computer. Arc states that background geoprocessing allows the user to utilize ...
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OGR/GDAL threading results in low core utilization

I'm trying to process some raster data using ogr/gdal and I can't seem to get full utilization of all the cores on my machine. When I only run the process on a single core, I get 100% utilization of ...
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Porting Avenue code for Producing Building Shadows to ArcPy/Python for ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

Whuber provided an answer at Producing building shadows using ArcGIS Desktop? which required using Avenue code. Any idea how to make it work in ArcGIS Desktop 10?
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Multiprocessing Errors - ArcGIS implementation

I was wondering if anyone else in the community here has attempted to use multi-processing for spatial analyses. Namely I am trying to iterate through a series of rasters, create a multiprocessing job ...
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Splitting data into geographic zones for multiprocessing

I have been looking at multiprocessing and tools like Find Duplicates in Big Data and they seem to simply split the data into sections based on rows/number of records. I am trying to do an intersect ...
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python.multiprocessing and “FATAL ERROR (INFADI) MISSING DIRECTORY”

While trying to do multiprocessing with arcpy, I am occasionally running into this error: FATAL ERROR (INFADI) MISSING DIRECTORY I have no clue what is triggering this error, and it crashes the ...