Re: [R] maximum allowed matrix size of R

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 15:20:33 +0000 (GMT)

See ?"Memory-limits"

And BTW 'on Unix' is far from sufficient, as the help page will explain to you.

On Fri, 14 Mar 2008, LIU, YUEFU [AG/1000] wrote:

> Hi! All,
> I was thinking to use R to handle my large scale data of 3 Mi records
> On Unix. Could you let me know if there is limits of R for its matrices
> and vectors
> and what is the maximum allowed size if there is ?
> Thank you advance
> Yuefu
> St Louis

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