[R] R talking to Oracle, ODBC drivers available ?
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 3 14:39:03 CET 2003
Have you looked at ROracle on CRAN? I don't know if it will work to a
remote Solaris database, as we have no need of that.
On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Luke Whitaker wrote:
> [sorry, but this is a re-post - I forgot to set the subject line
> the first time around]
> I would like to access an Oracle database running on Solaris from
> R on my linux desktop. I have had a look at the R Data Import/Export
> manual, and downloaded RODBC and unixODBC, but I am still quite confused
> about how to proceed. It appears to me that I still need to get an Oracle
> ODBC driver, and the only one I can find is from Easysoft for 880 euros,
> which is not available for this project.
> Is there any free software which will enable R on linux to talk to Oracle
> on Solaris (both reading and writing data) ?
> My R setup is as follows:
> platform i386-pc-linux-gnu
> arch i386
> os linux-gnu
> system i386, linux-gnu
> major 1
> minor 5.1
> year 2002
> month 06
> day 17
> language R
> Luke Whitaker.
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