[R] R 2 UDB

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 20 19:41:39 CET 2007

On Tue, 20 Nov 2007, Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> On 11/20/2007 12:56 PM, Michael Grishin wrote:
>> I am running R on the linux platform.  Is there any way to connect to
>> UDB(DB2) dbms?  How?
> I don't know that dbms at all, but if it supports ODBC, then the RODBC
> package should be able to talk to it.

Yes, see http://www.unixodbc.org/, click on Drivers and what looks like 
that is mentioned.

See also 

The other possibility is to use JDBC: see package RJDBC.  I've had a lot 
less success with this route: maybe it works on i386 Linux better than on 
x86_64 Linux.

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