Re: [R] Basic questions about RMySQL

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Sat 19 Mar 2005 - 05:47:59 EST

bogdan romocea wrote:

> 1. No way. You must have MySQL installed on your computer.
>
> 2. You must install the server. For details, see
> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/index.html .
> For portability, I would suggest that you run MySQL in the shell
> (ignore the GUIs) and save the syntax for adding users, creating tables
> etc. This will likely take more time when you first do it, but if you
> have to move to another computer later on, you can setup the new MySQL
> installation very quickly and easily.

Can you tell us any reason why the server should run on the same machine R is running on?

Uwe Ligges

> hth,
> b.
>
>
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> Sent: Friday, March 18, 2005 11:58 AM
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> Subject: [R] Basic questions about RMySQL
>
>
> Hello,
>
> Please forget me if I am asking something that is well documented. I
> have read documentation but there are points that are not clear for me.
> I am not expert in R nor Databases, but if someone direct me to a
> tutorial, I will appreciate it..
>
> 1. In my understanding, I can install and use RMySQL withouth having
> to install MySQL in my PC, to have access to and to create new tables .
> Is this right?
>
> 2. I have created a c:\my.cnf file to access a database I have, but
> withouth installing the server, where I can define the user, password
> and host to establish a connection?
>
> Thanks in advance
>
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