PL/R -- The Fast Path to Advanced Analytics

Talk Type: 
90 Minute Mini-Tutorial
Track: 
Other
Technical Level: 
Intermediate
License: 
Creative Commons - No Commercial

R is the leading free software environment for advanced mathematical and statistical computing and graphics. PL/R is a PostgreSQL extension that allows the use of R from within PostgreSQL for advanced analytics in a simple, efficient, and controlled manner. This presentation will introduce the audience to PL/R, starting with installation on various OS's, and taking them through basic usage, and a few more advanced, examples of its power.