Using R with Databases

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Using R with databases

Using R with Databases

with Grant Hutchison

Business Analysts, Data Scientists

Time to complete:
3 hours

Available in:

This course has all of the lessons posted and the companion labs and test will follow in January 2014.

Course Syllabus

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Create database tables and populate them with open data for analysis
  • Access data stored in a relational database from R
  • Perform data analysis using R when your data is stored in DB2 and BLU Acceleration for Cloud
  • Access database stored procedures from R

General Information

The course consists of 4 lessons and there will be companion R labs and a final test available in January 2014.


You should have working knowledge of the R language.

If you don't have this prerequisite knowledge then you can complete the course "Introduction to Data Analysis using R" course.

Recommended skills prior to taking this course

  • R language skills
  • SQL knowledge