[R] Error: vector memory exhausted (limit reached?)
Patrick (Malone Quantitative)
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Mon Nov 2 21:27:49 CET 2020
Re-looping R-help. My error.
Hannah, I can't tell you how much RAM your computer has, certainly not how
much is free for R's use. Just that you are probably not going to be able
to load a dataset that Large into a 2017 MacBook.
On Mon, Nov 2, 2020, 3:20 PM Hannah Van Impe <hannahvanimpe using outlook.com>
> Thank you very much,
> would it be possible to merge multiple smaller datasets into this one
> How much RAM would be possible for one dataset on laptop scales?
> I need to work with this data for the university, so it would be best if I
> could work with the whole dataset.
> Thank you!
> > Op 2 nov. 2020, om 21:16 heeft Patrick (Malone Quantitative) <
> malone using malonequantitative.com> het volgende geschreven:
> > The error probably means what it says. I'm guessing "25 GB available"
> > is on the hard drive. But the issue is the data must be held in RAM,
> > and a file >4GB (before de-compression) is quite a lot of RAM on
> > laptop scales.
> > Try taking a subset of the data in Stata before importing?
> > Pat
> > On Mon, Nov 2, 2020 at 3:09 PM Hannah Van Impe
> > <hannahvanimpe using outlook.com> wrote:
> >> Hello
> >> I have a question about the error: vector memory exhausted (limit
> reached?). I have the R-studio version 4.0.3 (2020-10-10).
> >> I have a MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017). I am trying to open a dataset
> file ‘data_dta’ through the import dataset ‘file from stata’ button.
> >> I already did this with other datasets, and this works fine. Now, I
> want to work with a bigger dataset of 4.08 GB. When I try to open the
> dataset, I get this error: vector memory exhausted (limit reached?).
> >> What can I do about this? I still have 25 GB available on my laptop.
> >> Thank you very much
> >> Hannah Van Impe
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