[tech-spec] Re: MySQL & R

  • From: "Daniel Flam" <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tech-spec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 14:40:07 -0500

Since everyone wanted to see (i got an overwhelming response)
i am adding the code for the benefit of the comunity:

The idea is that i have a table for security data
a table for portfoilios and portfolio names.

Since my time is limited, I decided to post the code with no
comments and I will write a different time explaining what I have sent

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daniel Flam" <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tech-spec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2004 3:05 PM
Subject: [tech-spec] Re: MySQL & R

> 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
> 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,
> 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
> > 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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