[R] A good DBMS for R?
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Feb 2 20:53:02 CET 2003
See the `R Data Import/Export' manual, or my R-News article.
On Linux (what do you mean by `also works', when you haven't mentioned any
other OS?) I would suggest MySQL.
On Sun, 2 Feb 2003 TyagiAnupam at aol.com wrote:
> <PRE>I am looking for suggestions for a good Database Management System to use
> with R. The main use of this will be to format, query and make subsets of
> large datafiles for use in R. I recall reading a comparative write-up either
> in the newsletter, in the mails or someone's webpage last summer, but cant
> seem to find it now. I will be thankful if someone can help in locating such
> a document. For the DBMS it will be nice if it is a good database system to
> learn independent of its integration with R. My preference will be something
> that also works under Linux and has a user-friendly interface.
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