[R] A good DBMS for R?

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Feb 2 20:53:02 CET 2003

See the `R Data Import/Export' manual, or my R-News article.

On Linux (what do you mean by `also works', when you haven't mentioned any 
other OS?) I would suggest MySQL.

On Sun, 2 Feb 2003 TyagiAnupam at aol.com wrote:

> <PRE>I am looking for suggestions for a good Database Management System to use 
> with R.  The main use of this will be to format, query and make subsets of 
> large datafiles for use in R.  I recall reading a comparative write-up either 
> in the newsletter, in the mails or someone's webpage last summer, but cant 
> seem to find it now.  I will be thankful if someone can help in locating such 
> a document.  For the DBMS it will be nice if it is a good database system to 
> learn independent of its integration with R. My preference will be something 
> that also works under Linux and has a user-friendly interface.

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