[R] importing a VERY LARGE database from Microsoft SQL into R

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Wed Jan 25 16:33:01 CET 2006

On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, roger bos wrote:
> Does anyone have code that keeps generating random data until the memory is
> full and then tells you how much memory was successfully used?  I could try
> writing it, but if someone has already done it, thats all the better!

In recent versions of R gc() reports the maximum memory used, so all you 
need to do is write the code to use lots of memory.


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