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R – first steps

I talked a little while ago about downloading R. Time to update you on progress since I ran through some of the sample code in the Introduction to R. Well, I couldn’t quite believe how simple the syntax is, it feels quite strange using < – all over the place, and not a proc in [...]

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Getting data into memory

Buffers seem to be the first step, specifically the bufsize and bufno system options. These tell SAS® how much data is read into memory: bufsize sets the size of a page in the file cache and bufno sets the number of pages to be read in one go. Technorati Tags: buffers, bufno, bufsize, data, memory, [...]

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