[Numpy-discussion] Possible roadmap addendum: building better text file readers

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Thu Feb 23 15:09:14 CST 2012


On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 04:07:04PM -0500, Wes McKinney wrote:
> In this last case for example, around 500 MB of RAM is taken up for an
> array that should only be about 80-90MB. If you're a data scientist
> working in Python, this is _not good_.

But why, oh why, are people storing big data in CSV?

G


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