[tech-spec] Re: MySQL & R

  • From: "Daniel Flam" <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tech-spec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 15:05:50 -0500

I just got in from israel... sorry for the delay, Ill post later my
functions for accesing the MySQL from windows
I use it great and I have a perl program to populate the MySQL database from
yahoo if anyone is interested

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "BBands" <BBands@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tech-spec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 12:28 PM
Subject: [tech-spec] Re: MySQL & R

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

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