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

Motivation

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

Comparison

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

Caveat

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.