Re: [R] FW: Large datasets in R

From: Ritwik Sinha <>
Date: Wed 19 Jul 2006 - 00:53:40 EST


I have a related question. How differently do other statistical softwares handle large data?

The original post claims that 350 MB is fine on Stata. Some one suggested S-Plus. I have heard people say that SAS can handle large data sets. Why can others do it and R seem to have a problem? Don't these softwares load the data onto RAM.

Ritwik Sinha
Graduate Student
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Case Western Reserve University

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