[R] Working with R from Remote desktop

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Tue May 5 13:52:13 CEST 2009

Madan Mohan wrote:
> Hi Friends,
> Kindly let me know whether is it possible to install R project in a Server
> (Remote) desktop, which can be accessed by many users by logging in with
> their credentials...

Just install it, that's it.

> Another concern is if i want to work with huge dataset (millions of records)
> what should be the system configuration? (currently i am getting an error :
> Cannot allocate vector of size 16.7 Mb)

It depends on your definition of "huge". The error messsage just tells 
you about the last (but not final, since R cannot know about that) 
memory allocation, hence meaningless.
See ?Memory to get a point to start.

Uwe Ligges

> Regards,
> Madana

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