Binning Data in a Database

February 28, 2019
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(This article was first published on R – Win-Vector Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Roz King just wrote an interesting article on binning data (a common data analytics step) in a database. He compares a case-based approach (where the bin divisions are stuffed into code) with a join based approach. He shares code and timings.

Best of all: rquery gets some attention and turns out to be the dominant solution at all scales measured.

Here is an example timing (lower times better):

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So please check the article out.

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