[R] It is possible to Expand RAM with HD space?
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 17 10:19:18 CEST 2007
On Tue, 17 Apr 2007, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> Jorge Cornejo-Donoso wrote:
>> I'm using R in a winXp machine. I have problems with the size of my database
>> (xyz), anyone know if is possible to use some kind of swap memory, in order
>> to expand my real RAM and use HD space for the processes?
> This is done automatically by your operating system. You do not need to
> care about it.
Except perhaps that on his OS it is limited to 2GB, which can be increased
to 3GB in some circumstances (see the rw-FAQ Q2.9). And anyone using
less than 2GB RAM at current prices (except perhaps on a laptop) and is
running out of RAM needs to buy some more: *far* cheaper than buying SAS.
> Uwe Ligges
>> I'm trying to make a variogram, and I don't want to sacrifice the precision
>> of the data, e.g. using mean or median by defined pixels or something like
>> that (now I have to do that, or use other software like SAS).
>> Thanks in advance!
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>> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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