Use tall arrays to work with big data in MATLAB®. You can use tall arrays to perform a variety of calculations on different types of data that does not fit in memory. These include basic
Read an arbitrary format text file with textscan . This function allows you to read the file one block at a time, and each block can have a different format.
MATLAB provides you with the tools to import spreadsheet data both interactively and programmatically. To interactively import spreadsheet data, see docid:import_export.br81u9o .