Re: [R] getting faster results

From: Berton Gunter <gunter.berton_at_gene.com>
Date: Wed 14 Dec 2005 - 10:28:05 EST


Please read the posting guide and repost. Your question is too vague to respond to sensibly.

Speed in R depends on two things: How you program and what sort of system resources R has available (especially memory). OS's can certainly make a difference, but this is a 2nd order effect, I think.

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> Elizabeth Lawson
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> Subject: [R] getting faster results
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> Hey,
>
> Can anyone answer this question. I am working with really
> large datasets and most of the programs I have been running
> take quite some time.
>
> I heard that R may be faster in Unix. I sthis true and if
> so can anyone reccomend which system and requirements may
> allow things to go faster for?
>
> Thanks!!
>
> Elizabeth Lawson
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