QA: What are the benefits of using the RevoScaleR package that is shipped with Revolution R Enterprise?

Some of the most commonly noted benefits of the functions available in the RevoScaleR package include:
  • Fast and scalable analytics; use the same functions to analyze data frames in memory and huge data sets
  • A collection of commonly used analytics functions, including model predictions
  • Flexible transformations and subsetting of huge data sets
  • Efficient .xdf file format for storing data
  • Standalone “data step” operation
  • On-the-fly operations in analytic functions
  • Framework for developing custom “chunking” algorithms in R
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