[R] Reasons to Use R

Rajarshi Guha rguha at indiana.edu
Wed Apr 11 18:14:27 CEST 2007

On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 11:06 -0400, Alan Zaslavsky wrote:

> I have thought for a long time that a facility for efficient rowwise 
> calculations might be a valuable enhancement to S/R.  The storage of the 
> object would be handled by a database and there would have to be an 
> efficient interface for pulling a row (or small chunk of rows) out of the 
> database repeatedly; alternatively the operatons could be conducted inside
> the database. 

You can embed R inside postgres, though I don't know how efficient this
would be. But it does allow one to operator on a per row basis.


Rajarshi Guha <rguha at indiana.edu>
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