Re: [R] connecting to DB2 database

From: David James <daj025_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 08:23:02 -0400

Hi,

On 6/14/07, Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Jun 2007, Aydemir, Zava (FID) wrote:
>
> > i am trying to connect to a DB2 server using the DBI library.
>
> The DBI *package* does not allow you to connect to anything by itself.
> For that you need a driver package, currently available for MySQL, ORACLE
> and SQLite (only, AFAIK).
>
> There are ODBC drivers for DB2 (on several platforms) so perhaps
> you could use RODBC: perhaps also RJDBC.

RJDBC also uses the DBI interface.

Regards,

--
David


>
>
> > getData <- function()
> >
> > {
> >
> > driver <- dbDriver("DB2")
> >
> > conn <- dbConnect(driver,"server","uname","pword")
> >
> > data <- dbSendquery(conn, "select etc.")
> >
> > }
> >
> >
> >
> > When I run the function, i get the error
> >
> >
> >
> >> data <- getData()
> > Error in do.call(as.character(drvName), list(...)) :
> > could not find function "DB2"
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Can anyone help me here?
> >
> > Thank you
> >
> > Zava
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> >
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> --
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