[R] Limit on number of Rows when reading R dataset
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Dec 2 10:20:41 CET 2008
Take a look at your dataset at around that row. Perhaps you have an
The limit on the number of rows of a data frame is far larger than 100,000
(2^31-1, but you will run out of address space on a 32-bit platform before
that - see ?"Memory-limits").
On Tue, 2 Dec 2008, Harsh wrote:
> I am trying to read a dataset with 100,000 rows and around 365 columns
> into R, using read.table/read.csv.
> In Windows XP, with R 32 bit, I am able to read only 15266 rows and
> not more than that.
> I tried the same in R running in Ubuntu and it does the same and reads
> only 15266 rows.
> Using the nrows paramter i can read rows less than 15266, but when i
> used a value larger than 15266, it reads only 15266 nevertheless.
> Thank you for your patience and responses.
> Harsh Singhal
> Bangalore, India
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