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Re: st: Unix stata big dataset


From   Orvalho Joaquim Augusto <orvaquim@cenfoss.co.mz>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Unix stata big dataset
Date   Thu, 29 Nov 2007 23:55:27 +0200

Well I do not about you really situation but why you do not try to put
data in a database? I think that any a database engine is needed here. 

You can do the same with stata but I do not place that kind of
manipulations (record by record things) on stata.

Caveman




On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 22:36 +0100, ncdcta00@uniroma2.it wrote:
> Dear Statalist,
> I have a problem to joinby 2 datasets in unix, I have a dataset about  
> 1,8 gb and other about 30 mg, I want to join this two dataset but in  
> unix is very slow the process, and in 4 days I did'nt have a final  
> dataset ( two month ago I join two dataset, more o less the same size,  
> in only 1 day). I use a do file where I write my command joinby.
> I look with the command top at the processor in local machine and my  
> process is in state sleep. I use batch mode
> 11258   franz   1  20    0    0K    0K cpu/0   35.8H 24.41% stata
>   15566 ncd    1  20    0    0K    0K cpu/1   11:52 23.41% xstata
>   16084 ncd  1  60    0    0K    0K sleep   27:00  0.22% stata
> so, if my processes is sleep means that it no functions? there is  
> another user connected, can he influence my process?
> thanks in advance for your help
> 
> 
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