Scaling Up R

Kevin Feasel



Ginger Grant explains how to use SQL Server R Services to take advantage of server resources instead of running from your local machine:

Microsoft’s R Server contains some specialized functions which are not part of the standard CRAN R installation. One of the ScaleR functions, RxInSqlServer will allow code to be processed on the server from the client. To make this work, you must have R Server and R Client installed. If you are doing a test on a local machine, you will need both R Client and R Server installed on that computer.

Click through for a script which walks you through the process.

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