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Re: st: Appending multiple large datasets


From   Michael Stewart <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Appending multiple large datasets
Date   Fri, 7 Jun 2013 20:42:18 -0400

Hi ,
I frequently use stat/transfer and works really well for datasets of anysize.
Thanks
Mike

On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 1:57 PM, Ryan Stevens <stevrl7@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I'm experiencing a problem appending 2 datasets containing roughly 1
> million observations each. I'm currently running Stata 12.0. My code
> can import each dataset fine, but it always gets hung up when I try to
> append the two datasets. My code using temporary files is below and is
> very simple. I've tried creating physical .dta files and saving them
> and that did not work. I can assure you my directories work fine, so
> it's no issues with names of my files. I'm wondering if there are any
> thoughts on where this problem could lie.
>
> clear
> capture log close
> set memory 100m
> set more off
> macro drop _all
>
> *Import data
> insheet using "consump1.csv"
> tempfile master_file
> save "`master_file'"
>
> clear
> insheet using "consump2.csv"
> append using "`master_file'"
>
>
>
> Thanks for any assistance,
> Ryan
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Thank you ,
Yours Sincerely,
Mike.
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