[R] using DBI

chao gai chaogai at duineveld.demon.nl
Wed Jan 10 20:34:00 CET 2007

The way MySQL works, I use RMySQL to contact, which in turn uses DBI.
There is a library ROracle which, from the manual, works the same. Hence I 
would start by looking at Roracle for the connection and proceed from there.


On Wednesday 10 January 2007 19:39, Bond, Stephen wrote:
> can anybody provide a reference to a document on using DBI and what is
> needed to make it work?
> I try: drv=dbDriver("Oracle")
> and it complains about not finding a function.
> The DBI.pdf does not require anything else installed, but looking at the
> archive I discovered there is more stuff to be installed.
> This is on Solaris 5.10 with a full Oracle install, so all Oracle libs
> are available and sqlplus works.
> I am trying to connect remotely to another Oracle instance.
> Thank you very much
> Stephen
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