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Miron B. Kursa fb16de0bff Merge branch 'master' of 8 years ago
rtape d1cc9d44fa Version 2.1.1 revoked and merged into 2.2. 9 years ago
stressTest a953977b79 Stress-tester of retry safe-save option. 8 years ago
.gitignore bdb3f81051 .gitignore. 9 years ago f5fd09b39e Readme. 10 years ago 4a23226bca Fixed problem with writing try-error objects to the tape. 9 years ago


rtape is an R package for storing huge data in a bit more comfy way than the standard RData format.

Storing huge data in RData format causes problems because of the nessesity to load the whole file to the memory in order to access and manipulate objects inside such file; rtape is a simple solution to this problem. The package contains serveral wrappers of R built-in serialize/unserialize mechanism allowing user to quickly append objects to a tape-like file and later iterate over them requiring only one copy of each stored object to reside in memory a time.