[R] JDBC DB access in R

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Oct 23 09:02:41 CEST 2004

The J is for Java (I presume, you did't actually say), and R is written in
C.  So `all' you need to do is to call a Java wrapper from R and call JDBC
from that.  I believe it has been done via RSJava.

But if all you want to do is to retrieve a dataframe, isn't this rather 
hard work?

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004, zubin wrote:

> Hello, i see packages referencing using ODBC access to databases via R, are
> there any packages that use JDBC to submit SQL to a database and return into
> a data frame?  

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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