RE: [R] Big databases

From: Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw_at_merck.com>
Date: Mon 14 Mar 2005 - 02:26:23 EST

  1. Read the R Data Import/Export manual.
  2. Check the R-help archive, as this question has been asked and answered many times.

Andy

> From: Kenneth Cabrera
>
> Hi R users:
>
> I am using R 2.01. over a LINUX(Scientific Linux CERN)

> platform and I got the following problem:
> It takes too much time (more than 6 hours, because I
> stop the process) to read a
> 270MB database. I am using read.table() function.
>
> Is there any workaround to read faster a big data base?
>
> Thank you for your help.
>
> Kenneth
>
>



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