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LaunchKernels

LaunchKernels[]
launches all currently configured parallel subkernels.
LaunchKernels[n]
launches n local subkernels on the current computer.
LaunchKernels[des]
launches a subkernel with the given description.
LaunchKernels[{des1, des2, ...}]
launches several subkernels with the given descriptions.
  • Additional configurations for kernels on remote machines can be made available with the Wolfram Lightweight Grid and the Cluster Integration Package.
Close all running kernels and start two new ones:
Close all running kernels and start two new ones:
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