[BioC] Try to run a lots of chips: 32 bits vs 64 bits

Tao Shi shitao@ucla.edu
Mon, 3 Mar 2003 15:04:02 -0800

 It was simply out of memory.=20=20
What's your estimate on the number of 133A chips we can handle under our sy=
stem setup?
 Robert Gentleman <rgentlem@jimmy.harvard.edu> wrote: On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 =
at 02:33:31PM -0800, Shi, Tao wrote:> > I'm trying to follow up on the disc=
ussions by Laurent and Issac, b/c we're also trying to run a lots of arrays=
 (~200 133A) with Bioconductors. We tried with R on our 32 bits Linux serve=
r with 2G ram and it failed. So, my questions are:Could you perhaps say a b=
it more than "failed", it is rather hard tounderstand what the problem migh=
t be, given that amount ofinformation. > 1) now what is the highest number =
of chips you can process with Bioconductor?> 2) How do you know if your R i=
s 32 bits or 64 bits and how do you build 64 bits R under a 32 bits archite=
cture? Our system administrator mentioned to me that the only mention in th=
e administration manual is for Sparc systems (64-bit> arch).> 3) For specif=
ic analyses, for example, quantile normalization and RMA, is there a way ar=
ound it?> Many thanks in advance,> ...Tao > > > > > -----------------------=
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