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Thu, Jul 14 2016 12:00 Eastern Daylight Time


Incorporating R with SQL Server 2016

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Incorporating R with SQL Server 2016

Interest in the R language is has grown along with the amount of data being accumulated. As Microsoft is now incorporating the R language into SQL Server 2016, the language is going to be a required skill for all data professionals in the near future. This webinar will provide an explanation the different versions of R, demonstrate writing R code in Visual Studio, and run some R code on SQL Server. To ensure everyone who wants to can run this code on their PCs, all of the setup information needed to make R work on SQL Server and the UI will a be covered. After watching this you will know everything you need to start incorporating SQL Server and R.


Having worked with the Microsoft BI stack for many years, Ginger Grant is exploring new challenges by applying her data expertise to the expanding field of data science and data visualization. Using R and Machine Learning she has been able to use data and algorithms to answer many different business questions for users. When not working, Ginger is studying for the pilot degree program Microsoft created for Data Science, blogging at DesertIsleSQL.com and speaking at numerous technical events, including SQL Saturdays, GDI and Women Who Code. An active member of the Microsoft data community, she was recently awarded a Microsoft MVP in Data Platform.

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