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If you use Excel for large spreadsheets you are probably not using the right tool.

You and I know how to code. Most excel users do not. There is just simply not enough programmers in the world to do what all business users achieve and run on Excel.

Pandas is slow. Hadoop is slow. Spark is slow. R is slow. What else is there?

R is miles faster than Excel on large data tables.

data.table in R is blazing fast

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