[R] Big databases

From: Kenneth Cabrera <krcabrer_at_epm.net.co>
Date: Mon 14 Mar 2005 - 00:01:59 EST

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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