[R] Read in data from Microsoft SQL

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Nov 1 20:24:37 CET 2004

Xiaorong Chen wrote:

> Hi, 
> I am trying to read data from Microsoft SQL. I tried to use odbcConnect
> (in RODBC) but failed. What should the "dsn" be? Does anyone know how to
> do it? I will appreciate it. 

The dsn is that one you have entered in the control panel before.
(there you have to specify data source name and corresponding host, user 
name, and name of the database).

Uwe Ligges

> Thank you!
> Xiaorong
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