[R] Memory/data -last time I promise
alobo at ija.csic.es
Wed Jul 25 13:34:04 CEST 2001
On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, Martin Maechler wrote:
> Agustin> Well, this rises an interesting point for me: are there
> Agustin> advices on how to configure a particular system for best R
> Agustin> performance with large datasets? I've looked into the R system
> Agustin> guide and could not find anything (that document is a bit
> Agustin> obscure for me, must recognize).
> which document? There's no ``R system guide''
I mean R-admin.pdf
> Agustin> Do you get the 800 Mb by starting R with a particular option?
> no; Brian said ``when needed'' which means that R allocates memory (almost
> always) when it needs it.
ok, so I understand that R allocates large amounts of memory with no need
starting option, with the only limit of the free swap space.
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