Re: [R] Can R handle large dataset?

From: Julian Burgos <jmburgos_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 12:55:06 -0700

Depends on the RAM in your machine. And in your definition of 'handle'.   You may be able to load a very large dataset into R, but won't be able to use some functions that require additional memory.

A vague answer to a vague question... :)

Julian

Mingjun Huang wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am new to R, can anyone give me an idea of how R handle a large dataset
> (e.g. couple of Gbytes)? Thanks a lot!
>
>
> Best,
> Mingjun
>
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