What version of Splus are you using? There should be a big improvement on
handling large data in version7.
On 5/29/07, David L Cassell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> liuwensui@GMAIL.COM replied:
> >Like SAS, R is not perfect. Handling large data is not the strength of R.
> But it does a good job on a lot of data sets.
> >Everything could look stupid if it is misused. R's cousin, Splus, can
> >large data pretty well.
> I wish. I was never been happy with S-Plus performance on the
> only platform I ever had it: Solaris. It just slowed down horribly as
> data set sizes increased.
> Does it really perform well on large data sets in Win32 now?
> >As you dig deeper, I bet you can find lots of defects of R, as expected.
> >That's why SAS can still sell its product for $$$.
> >Happy learning. ^_^.
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