Jen Stirrup has started a new series on getting started with R. First, installing R:
First up, what do you need to know about SQL Server installation with R? The installation sequence is well documented here. However, if you want to make sure that the R piece is installed, then you will need to make sure that you do one thing: tick the Advanced Analytics Extension box.
Her next post covers language basics in contrast to SQL Server:
There are similarities and differences between SQL and R, which might be confusing. However, I think it can be illuminating to understand these similarities and differences since it tells you something about each language. I got this idea from one of the attendees at PASS Summit 2015 and my kudos and thanks go to her. I’m sorry I didn’t get her name, but if you see this you will know who you are, so please feel free to leave a comment so that I can give you a proper shout out.
I’m looking forward to the rest of this series.