Best practices for working with databases

March 30, 2018 Edgar Ruiz

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Abstract
Get the most out of joining R forces with database forces. We will review key concepts, share the latest in R packages, and demo useful techniques. In this webinar, we will demonstrate a pragmatic approach for pairing R with databases. You will learn to use R’s familiar dplyr syntax to perform queries. We will also share the latest in R packages that aid with visualization and running predictions in-database. The webinar will focus on general principles and best practices; we will avoid technical details related to specific data store implementations.

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Edgar Ruiz 
Solutions Engineer, RStudio

Edgar is the author and administrator of the https://db.rstudio.com web site, and current administrator of the [sparklyr] web site: https://spark.rstudio.com. Author of the Data Science in Spark with sparklyr cheatsheet. Co-author of the dbplyr package and creator of the dbplot package.

About the Author

Edgar Ruiz

Edgar is the author and administrator of the https://db.rstudio.com web site, and current administrator of the [sparklyr] web site: https://spark.rstudio.com. Author of the Data Science in Spark with sparklyr cheatsheet. Co-author of the dbplyr package and creator of the dbplot package.

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