[R] Need help with BIG Data

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 21:30:07 CET 2015

On 21/01/2015 10:18 AM, Paromita Guha wrote:
> 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.

That's only 33 million entries.  If your computer has a couple GB of 
memory, that should be no problem (though it's not hard to think of 
models where it really would be a problem, e.g. y ~ .^2).

You should post more details (and not in HTML) for more specific help.

Duncan Murdoch
> 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
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