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Re: st: Thanks - another large data set question
Thanks for replying, Sasha. I think I will just have to reduce the number of variables.
Thanks once again,
"Oleksandr Talavera, EUV" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> As for my knowledge, I do not think it is possible for Stata to use 17
> Gb data file. Even if you computer has 5Gb of RAM, an operation system
> ( I used UNIX server once) may give for Stata only 2GB.
> Ramani Gunatilaka wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >Stas Kolenikov's Shapley.ado allows up to 56 variables. I am trying to do a decomposition with 29 variables. But the zero-one matrix for 29 variables would require 16896 MB of memory (ref. http://www.stata.com/support/faqa/data/howbig.html).
> >Stata doesn't seem to have a problem generating the matrix (I tried it upto two gigs before realising that my computer won't have enough disk space to store it).
> >But even if I were to use a more powerful computer, I am worried that Stata may not be able to use this file. Can someone please tell me, which version of Stata for which windows operating system can handle this large a data set? Also, roughly how much RAM would I require and how much free disk space?
> >I referred all the FAQ's and didn't come up with anything very useful in relation to my particular question.
> >Thanks in advance,
> >* For searches and help try:
> >* http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> >* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> >* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
> * For searches and help try:
> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
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