[R] Error: cannot allocate vector of size xxx Mb

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Thu Aug 5 13:55:53 CEST 2010

On Aug 5, 2010, at 3:53 AM, Ralf B wrote:

> I am dealing with very large data frames, artificially created with
> the following code, that are combined using rbind.
> When running memory.limit() I am getting this:
> memory.limit()
> [1] 2047
> Which shows me that I have 2 GB of memory available. What is wrong?
> Shouldn't 38 MB be very feasible?

No. This suggests very strongly that you have not taken the time to  
read the RW-FAQ. R has become sufficiently popular that a Google  
search bring it up as the first hit to a search on: "RW FAQ"


> Best,
> Ralf
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David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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