[R] Internal Memory Limit in R

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Dec 27 10:01:02 CET 2008

Once again you are asking questions that the help system can tell you the 
answer to.  Try

help.search("memory limit")

and also learn about RSiteSearch.

On Sat, 27 Dec 2008, Gundala Viswanath wrote:

> Hi all,
> What's the limit of memory size that can be handled by R?
> The reason I ask this is because I want to perform
> tag counts using 'table' function.
> And there are around 4~5GB of such tags to be counted.
> I wonder if R can handle such large datasets.
> - Gundala Viswanath
> Jakarta - Indonesia

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