[R] Large datasets under R
Ray.Brownrigg at mcs.vuw.ac.nz
Wed Feb 23 21:28:16 CET 2000
> From: Ross Ihaka <ihaka at stat.auckland.ac.nz>
> In addition, Robert has plans to support demand loading of objects
> from external files using exception handling. This means that only
> the objects being used need reside in memory. This is very much like
> the S approach.
If anyone wants an interim solution, I have something like this working
already (0.65.1 through 0.99.0). It uses delay(), and works well (and
transparently), except when you run out of memory when loading a
dataset, then it turns to custard (but if you're out of memory, you need
to restart anyway).
Contact me if you need more information.
Hope this helps,
Ray Brownrigg <ray at mcs.vuw.ac.nz> http://www.mcs.vuw.ac.nz/~ray
r-help mailing list -- Read http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/~hornik/R/R-FAQ.html
Send "info", "help", or "[un]subscribe"
(in the "body", not the subject !) To: r-help-request at stat.math.ethz.ch
More information about the R-help