[Numpy-discussion] Efficient way to load a 1Gb file?

Russell E. Owen rowen@uw....
Wed Aug 10 12:22:14 CDT 2011

A coworker is trying to load a 1Gb text data file into a numpy array 
using numpy.loadtxt, but he says it is using up all of his machine's 6Gb 
of RAM. Is there a more efficient way to read such text data files?

-- Russell

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