|Date: ||Fri, 6 Jun 2008 10:44:54 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||"Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||"Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>|
|Subject: ||FW: SAS vs BUGS, R, SPSS, etc.|
|Content-Type: ||text/plain; charset=us-ascii|
> From: Talbot Michael Katz
> This is a very interesting discussion.
> I would like to address one of Daniel Habtemariam's points about
> Many of the SAS analytical procedures are adapted
> to be able to handle data sets that are too large
> to fit completely inside RAM.
> To my understanding, R (and S-Plus, too,
> I believe) is constrained to be able
> to handle only data that fits completely within RAM.
This was true of S-Plus in its earlier versions.
However, you will now find that S-Plus has a set of BigData
which do I/O.
Ron Fehd the occasional S-Plus maven