Storing R Graphs In FileTable

Kevin Feasel

2016-09-26

R

Tomaz Kastrun shows how to save R plots in SQL Server FileTable:

FileTable has been around now for quite some time and and it is useful  for storing files, documents, pictures and and binary files in a designated SQL Server table – FileTable. The best part of FileTable is the fact one can access it from windows or other application as if it were stored on file system (because they are) and not making any other changes on the client.

And this feature is absolutely handy for using and storing outputs from Microsoft R Server. In this blog post I will focus mainly on persistently storing charts from statistical analysis.

I can see this being quite useful for things like automatically sampling data for quality control.

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