[R] sqldf for Very Large Tab Delimited Files

Steve Lianoglou mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 14:59:18 CET 2012

On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 7:37 AM, Gabor Grothendieck
<ggrothendieck at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 6:03 AM, HC <hcatbr at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
>> Thank you for indicating that SQLite may not handle a file as big as 160 GB.
>> Would you know of any utility for *physically splitting *the 160 GB text
>> file into pieces. And if one can control the splitting at the  end of a
>> record.
> If they are csv files or similar data files then you could use R or
> any scripting language to do that.

Or even the *nix `split` command ...


Steve Lianoglou
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