[R] large dataset

Orvalho Augusto orvaquim at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 10:47:03 CET 2010

I do not know what is the limit for R. But on your problem you may try this:
- Install MySQL server (download somewhere on www.mysql.com)
- From inside MySQL you may import that CSV into a MySQL table
- Then using RMySQL or ROBDC you will choose the Fields to use and
import them to R.

Good luck

On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 11:19 AM, n.vialma at libero.it <n.vialma at libero.it> wrote:
> Hi I have a question,
> as im not able to import a csv file which contains a big dataset(100.000 records) someone knows how many records R can handle without giving problems?
> What im facing when i try to import the file is that R generates more than 100.000 records and is very slow...
> thanks a lot!!!
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