Apache Drill Interface For R

Kevin Feasel

2017-07-18

Hadoop, R

Bob Rudis announces a new package on CRAN:

I’m extremely pleased to announce that the sergeant package is now on CRAN or will be hitting your local CRAN mirror soon.

sergeant provides JDBC, DBI and dplyr/dbplyr interfaces to Apache Drill. I’ve also wrapped a few goodies into the dplyr custom functions that work with Drill and if you have Drill UDFs that don’t work “out of the box” with sergeant‘s dplyr interface, file an issue and I’ll make a special one for it in the package.

Seems quite useful if you’re working with MapR.  H/T R-bloggers

Related Posts

Polishing Uncalibrated Models

Nina Zumel takes an uncalibrated random forest model and applies a calibration technique to improve the estimate on one variable: In the previous article in this series, we showed that common ensemble models like random forest and gradient boosting are uncalibrated: they are not guaranteed to estimate aggregates or rollups of the data in an unbiased way. […]

Read More

Generating Excel Spreadsheets from Shiny

Richard Hill and Andy Merlino show how you can export data from a Shiny app into Excel: R is great for report generation. Shiny allows us to easily create web apps that generate a variety of reports with R. This post details a demo Shiny app that generates an Excel report, a PowerPoint report, and a PDF […]

Read More

Categories

July 2017
MTWTFSS
« Jun Aug »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31