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From Kim Ebert <kim.eb...@perfectsearchcorp.com>
Subject Re: Running cTakes in parallel
Date Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:56:30 GMT
Hi Michelle,

If you bring in the patch to LVG you can certainly run multiple
instances of cTAKES in the same JVM instance; however, you cannot run
multiple thread using the same instance. I know in UIMA there are some
methods for running multiple threads using a single instance, and this I
believe will cause issues with LVG, and perhaps other code in cTAKES.

It isn't too hard to grab the LVG source and recompile it to include the


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On 02/25/2015 11:57 AM, Michelle Chen wrote:
> Quick question, is it possible to run multiple instances of cTakes in
> parallel?
> I'm currently using ctakes-clinical-pipeline's fastPipeline() and wanted to
> run it over multiple documents. Would it be okay to create multiple
> AnalysisEngine? How has other people done this process?
> I wasn't sure if this would work because of this Issue
> <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CTAKES-151>.
> -------
> Michelle Chen
> Massachusetts Institute of Technology
> Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
> B.S. '14, M.Eng. '15

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