[R] getting faster results

Berton Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Wed Dec 14 00:28:05 CET 2005

Please read the posting guide and repost. Your question is too vague to
respond to sensibly.

Speed in R depends on two things: How you program and what sort of system
resources R has available (especially memory). OS's can certainly make a
difference, but this is a 2nd order effect, I think.

-- Bert Gunter
Genentech Non-Clinical Statistics
South San Francisco, CA
"The business of the statistician is to catalyze the scientific learning
process."  - George E. P. Box

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch 
> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of 
> Elizabeth Lawson
> Sent: Tuesday, December 13, 2005 2:23 PM
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] getting faster results
> Hey, 
>   Can anyone answer this question.  I am working with really 
> large datasets and most of the programs I have been running 
> take quite some time.
>   I heard that R may be faster in Unix.  I sthis true and if 
> so can anyone reccomend which system and requirements may 
> allow things to go faster for?
>   Thanks!!
>   Elizabeth Lawson
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