[Rd] Vector binding on harddisk
bcarvalh at jhsph.edu
Thu Feb 14 19:58:57 CET 2008
also, take a look at the "ff" package.
On Feb 14, 2008, at 11:43 AM, Greg Snow wrote:
> You may want to look at the SQLiteDF package, this allows you to put
> your data into an SQLite database and treat that like a normal
> vector or
> data frame inside of R.
> Hope this helps,
> Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
> Statistical Data Center
> Intermountain Healthcare
> greg.snow at imail.org
> (801) 408-8111
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>> Hi all,
>> Using big vectors (more than 4GB) is unfortunately not
>> possible under Windows or other OS's if not enough RAM exists.
>> Could it be possible to implement an a new data type in R,
>> like a vector, but instead holding the information in memory,
>> the data lies on an file. If data is accessed, the data type
>> vector get the information automatically from the file.
>> There is a package out there (named ff) but the accessed
>> boundary have to be declared by the user this is a disadvantage.
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