[R] Memory/data -last time I promise

Agustin Lobo alobo at ija.csic.es
Wed Jul 25 13:34:04 CEST 2001

On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, Martin Maechler wrote:

>     Agustin> Well, this rises an interesting point for me: are there
>     Agustin> advices on how to configure a particular system for best R
>     Agustin> performance with large datasets? I've looked into the R system
>     Agustin> guide and could not find anything (that document is a bit
>     Agustin> obscure for me, must recognize).
> which document?  There's no  ``R system guide''
 I mean R-admin.pdf

>     Agustin> Do you get the 800 Mb by starting R with a particular option?
> no; Brian said ``when needed'' which means that R allocates memory (almost
> always) when it needs it.

ok, so I understand that R allocates large amounts of memory with no need
starting option, with the only limit of the free swap space.



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