Code · DevCulture  

The GPL License and Linking: Still Unclear After 30 Years

The prevalence of GPL licensing for R libraries in CRAN, the challenge that creates for users, and the reckoning that the R community might not see coming.
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Code · Data  

Big Data on a Laptop: Tools and Strategies - Part 3

In our final installment of this series, we show how to harness all the compute cores available on your local system, turning it into a personal cluster for parallel computing.
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Code · Data  

Big Data on a Laptop: Tools and Strategies - Part 2

When you've hit the memory or storage limits of your local machine, it's time to look at more efficient data storage formats. Today, we explore Parquet.
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Code · Data  

Big Data on a Laptop: Tools and Strategies - Part 1

Doing analysis on big data doesn’t have to mean mastering enterprise Big Data tools or accessing hundred-node compute clusters in the cloud. In this series, we’ll find out what your humble laptop can do with the help of modern tools first.
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Code  

ipumsr - Integrating IPUMS Data with R

We are excited to announce the ipumsr R package, which helps make importing IPUMS data into R easy.
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