Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 10:17:37 -0700
Reply-To: Stephen Ban <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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From: Stephen Ban <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: increasing memory
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Try using the /external option on whatever procedure you are using; this
allows SPSS to swap to disk if necessary. Also, you can set mxmemory to
quite a large value (I'm using a value of 800 000, which works fine with my
huge datasets (1.7 million records).
At 05:49 PM 09/09/2003 +1000, you wrote:
>I am wondering how you increase memory when you are working with really large
>files, and what sizes 11.5 can handle as it stands (cases/participants)
>variables before it needs adjusting
>2. How do you increase memory (command syntax)??
>Below is a few commands I found from google but not sure whether it
>first one ran but I could not see any adjustments to the output file after
>*this command is designed to increase memeory to 32768 bytes.
>This one below did not seem to work
>spss -m < my.sps > my.lst -s8m.
>Thanks in advance