Re: [R] R and file size

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From: Armin Roehrl (armin@xss.de)
Date: Tue 07 Jan 2003 - 23:55:28 EST


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Am Dienstag, 7. Januar 2003 11:52 schrieb ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk:
> On Mon, 6 Jan 2003, Greg Blevins wrote:
> > I will be involved with an analysis based on a file that will be roughly
> > 25 meg. Assuming I have enough memory, is their any limitations to using
> > R on a file this large.
>
> That's a small file!
We look at files and databases in the order of 100 gigabytes and more.
The art is to "read in" only what you need and maybe go over the
data several times.

Cheers,
        -A.

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