Comparison of R and Knime: Largish data set 1 (taxi rides 2020-06)


Knime and R have their specific strengths (and weaknesses). Let’s compare the R workflow in this post with this knime workflow.


What you think? As an old-fart R user I feel pressed to admit that Knime appears to be a useful and handy tool.


Repeating the workflow for a larger data set, NYC yellow cabs 2019-01, it seems that my Knime got stuck (on a 2020 MacBook Pro, 16 GB machine). Error message: Execute failed: Java heap space. I’ll check that later.