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Ramani Gunatilaka <Ramani.Gunatilaka@buseco.monash.edu.au> |

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Re: st: Thanks - another large data set question |

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Mon, 29 Mar 2004 12:53:23 +0000 |

Thanks for replying, Sasha. I think I will just have to reduce the number of variables. Thanks once again, Ramani "Oleksandr Talavera, EUV" <talavera@euv-ffo.de> 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. > > best, > sasha > > 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, > >Regards, > >Ramani > >* > >* 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/ * * 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/

**References**:**Re: st: another large data set question***From:*"Oleksandr Talavera, EUV" <talavera@euv-ffo.de>

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