Taming Larger-than-RAM data with disk.frame (The Course)

Course Info

This course includes 1 attempt.

Do you tremble at the sight of data that doesn't fit into RAM? How?! How, you ask, do I tame the beast that is data too large for RAM? Wonder no more! {disk.frame} is the answer!

{disk.frame}(http://diskframe.com) is an R package for manipulating larger-than-RAM data. "Taming Larger-than-RAM data with disk.frame" is created by the author of {disk.frame} to teach everything you need to know about {disk.frame} to use it like a boss. You can be sure to learn all the ins and outs of {disk.frame} and become a {disk.frame} Guru in no time. The course covers the theory of disk.frame and essential practical considerations so that you can write performant and clean {disk.frame} code.

Can you see yourself manipulating close to 2 billion data points in under 1 minute on a modern laptop? By the end of the course, you can!

Learn how {disk.frame} exploits multi-core CPUs and fast hard-drives to help you manipulate larger-than-RAM data with ease. Learn how to customise {disk.frame} to perform arbitrarily complex computations on large datasets in pure R code. With {disk.frame}, the power is in your hands to create arbitrarily complex and performant code for dealing with larger-than-RAM data.

Get out there! Tame larger-than-RAM data with {disk.frame}!


Course Material


    The Leanpub 60 Day 100% Happiness Guarantee

    Within 60 days of purchase you can get a 100% refund on any Leanpub purchase, in two clicks.

    Now, this is technically risky for us, since you'll have the book or course files either way. But we're so confident in our products and services, and in our authors and readers, that we're happy to offer a full money back guarantee for everything we sell.

    You can only find out how good something is by trying it, and because of our 100% money back guarantee there's literally no risk to do so!

    So, there's no reason not to click the Add to Cart button, is there?

    See full terms...

    80% Royalties. Earn $16 on a $20 book.

    We pay 80% royalties. That's not a typo: you earn $16 on a $20 sale. If we sell 5000 non-refunded copies of your book or course for $20, you'll earn $80,000.

    (Yes, some authors have already earned much more than that on Leanpub.)

    In fact, authors have earnedover $13 millionwriting, publishing and selling on Leanpub.

    Learn more about writing on Leanpub

    Free Updates. DRM Free.

    If you buy a Leanpub book, you get free updates for as long as the author updates the book! Many authors use Leanpub to publish their books in-progress, while they are writing them. All readers get free updates, regardless of when they bought the book or how much they paid (including free).

    Most Leanpub books are available in PDF (for computers) and EPUB (for phones, tablets and Kindle). The formats that a book includes are shown at the top right corner of this page.

    Finally, Leanpub books don't have any DRM copy-protection nonsense, so you can easily read them on any supported device.

    Learn more about Leanpub's ebook formats and where to read them

    Write and Publish on Leanpub

    You can use Leanpub to easily write, publish and sell in-progress and completed ebooks and online courses!

    Leanpub is a powerful platform for serious authors, combining a simple, elegant writing and publishing workflow with a store focused on selling in-progress ebooks.

    Leanpub is a magical typewriter for authors: just write in plain text, and to publish your ebook, just click a button. (Or, if you are producing your ebook your own way, you can even upload your own PDF and/or EPUB files and then publish with one click!) It really is that easy.

    Learn more about writing on Leanpub