[Rd] Vector binding on harddisk
Cyrix333 at gmx.net
Thu Feb 14 12:32:14 CET 2008
Using big vectors (more than 4GB) is unfortunately not possible under
Windows or other OS's if not enough RAM exists.
Could it be possible to implement an a new data type in R, like a
vector, but instead holding the information in memory, the data lies on
an file. If data is accessed, the data type vector get the information
automatically from the file.
There is a package out there (named ff) but the accessed boundary have
to be declared by the user this is a disadvantage.
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