[R] R vs SAS and Revolution R

Wensui Liu liuwensui at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 23:00:00 CEST 2010

it really depends on how you define "large dataset".

In a corporate production environment, it is not unusual to do data
manipulation for x-G dataset. In this case, SAS might be preferred
from my personal experience.

On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 9:39 AM, skan <juanpide at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello
> How do you compare R to SAS in terms of speed and management of large
> datasets?
> What about Revolution R?
> I've seen on their site, they claim that Revolution R is much faster than R
> and it's multithread...
> Can you really notice the difference?. What dissadvantage does it have?
> I think it's based on R 2.10.   but R  already issued the version 2.12
> Regards
> What alternative to R would you use in order to merge asynchronus time
> series?. SAS, Stata, eViews...?
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