[R] Need help with BIG Data

Nordlund, Dan (DSHS/RDA) NordlDJ at dshs.wa.gov
Wed Jan 21 21:11:23 CET 2015

> -----Original Message-----
> From: R-help [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of
> Paromita Guha
> Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 7:19 AM
> To: r-help at r-project.org
> Subject: [R] Need help with BIG Data
> Hi all,
> I have a dataset with more than 16800 rows and 2000 columns. I have
> been
> trying to run some econometric estimation and regressions as well as
> some
> statistical procedures on the dataset and R keeps giving me errors.
> I tried attaching the data and I was unable to do so.
> Could anyone please help me by pointing out some useful websites or
> resources that deals with BIG data on R and econometrics procedures. I
> googled and could not find anything much helpful.
> Thanks for your help.
> Paromita

Not sure I would call that big data.  Can you provide an example of the code you are running and the errors that you are getting that suggests the problem is data size and not programming errors?  Also, what OS and hardware do you have (Windows, Linux, ...; 32-bit, 64-bit; amount of RAM; etc.)?


Daniel J. Nordlund, PhD
Research and Data Analysis Division
Services & Enterprise Support Administration
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

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