Sunday, July 24, 2016

What is Microsoft R Open and how do you get it?

Are you interested in doing statistical analysis of data on a SQL Server? If you say yes, you need to use the most developed statistical ananlysis language R to go with it.

Microsoft R Open is the enhanced distribution of R from Microsoft. It is complete and open source platform. The version R Open 3.3.0 is 100% based on the R-3.3.0 statistical language (R Foundation for Statistical Computing). It is available for 64-bit acrchitecture only.

Its features are:
  • Improved performance
  • Reproducibility
  • Support for Windows and Linux-based Platforms
You may download it from here:

However, if you have already installed SQL Server 2016 and you want to use the R 3.3.0 features then

Note that R Open is automatically installed for you during installation of R Server.

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