Thanks, Martin — I almost mentioned Utah in my original e-mail as I turned up 
your support page in a search.

It is good to know definitively that MKL honors that variable — would be 
preferable to having to know about various different ones.

> On Mar 6, 2018, at 6:07 PM, Martin Cuma <> wrote:
> Ryan,
> we set OMP_NUM_THREADS=1 in the R and Python modules (MKL will honor that), 
> and instruct those users that want to run multi-threaded to set 
> OMP_NUM_THREADS themselves after loading the module - and make sure they 
> don't oversubscribe the node.
> In our experience majority of R and Python users run independent serial 
> calculations so the default OMP_NUM_THREADS=1 is reasonable.

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