[tech-spec] Re: MySQL & R

  • From: BBands <BBands@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'tech-spec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <tech-spec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2004 09:28:34 -0800

Can't get DBI and RMySQL working on Windows. DBI and RODBC work fine, but I
have always been leery of ODBC and wanted to go direct to MySQL skipping the
intervening layer. Is ODBC really a viable way to go??? Any comments on

Another alternative is to access MySQL via Python which also works well.
Indeed running R via Rpy from Python seems like a really cool way to go.


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