data.table: Extension of Data.frame

Fast aggregation of large data (e.g. 100GB in RAM), fast ordered joins, fast add/modify/delete of columns by group using no copies at all, list columns and a fast file reader (fread). Offers a natural and flexible syntax, for faster development.

Version: 1.9.6
Depends: R (≥ 2.14.1)
Imports: methods, chron
Suggests: ggplot2 (≥ 0.9.0), plyr, reshape, reshape2, testthat (≥ 0.4), hexbin, fastmatch, nlme, xts, bit64, gdata, GenomicRanges, caret, knitr, curl, zoo, plm
Published: 2015-09-19
Author: M Dowle, A Srinivasan, T Short, S Lianoglou with contributions from R Saporta, E Antonyan
Maintainer: Matt Dowle <mattjdowle at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: README
In views: Finance, HighPerformanceComputing
CRAN checks: data.table results


Reference manual: data.table.pdf
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Frequently asked questions
Quick introduction
Package source: data.table_1.9.6.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: data.table_1.9.6.tgz, r-oldrel: data.table_1.9.4.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: data.table_1.9.6.tgz
Old sources: data.table archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: AF, ARTP2, cffdrs, cvAUC, drgee, edgeRun, EurosarcBayes, greport, hisse, iemisc, lookupTable, orgR, panelaggregation, popEpi, psidR, Rbitcoin, robCompositions, sdcMicro, simPop, slackr, splitstackshape, surveyplanning, ttwa, validateRS, vardpoor, VIM
Reverse imports: AFM, aLFQ, APSIM, bedr, benford.analysis, brainGraph, caretEnsemble, Causata, ChannelAttributionApp, chromer, clickstream, DataCombine, dataview, edmr, eeptools, eiCompare, emil, extracat, FactoMineR, FAOSTAT, FedData, Fgmutils, freqweights, gems, genderizeR, IAT, inbreedR, Information, Kmisc, lar, ldamatch, livechatR, lllcrc, LogisticDx, Luminescence, mapview, metaMix, mvQuad, noncompliance, OptiQuantR, optiRum, partialAR, PGRdup, PopGenReport, pxweb, qdapTools, quanteda, RAM, rAmCharts, randomNames, rangeMapper, RAPIDR, RbioRXN, rdrop2, RecordLinkage, repmis, rerddap, retrosheet, rfisheries, rgbif, rio, rlist, RndTexExams, RNewsflow, rplexos, RxnSim, SafeQuant, SciencesPo, sdcTable, SetRank, SGP, shazam, simcausal, simPH, SocialMediaLab, solarius, SpaDES, spocc, statar, StatMeasures, stdReg, strvalidator, survMisc, SWMPr, taxize, tcR, TideTables, tmlenet, traits, translateSPSS2R, treemap, TSTr, xgboost, yCrypticRNAs
Reverse suggests: assertive.types, checkmate, dplyr, ggswissmaps, installr, Lahman, Matrix.utils, partools, ProjectTemplate, rpivotTable, rtop, taRifx, tidyr, Xmisc
Reverse enhances: dendextend