[R] Database Connectivity Performance Comparison with ROracle

Mark Hornick mark.hornick at oracle.com
Thu Jun 13 19:22:06 CEST 2013

R users have a few choices of how to connect to their Oracle Database. 
The most commonly seen include: RODBC, RJDBC, and ROracle. However, 
these three packages have significantly different performance and 
scalability characteristics which can greatly impact application 
development. This blog article 
provides benchmark results comparing these alternatives and highlights 
performance on a wide range of data sets.


Mark Hornick
Oracle Advanced Analytics

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