Beginning SQL Server R Services

Beginning SQL Server R Services : Analytics for Data Scientists

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Learn how to develop powerful data analytics applications quickly for SQL Server database administrators and developers. Organizations will be able to sift data and derive the business intelligence needed to drive business decisions and profit. The addition of R to SQL Server 2016 places a powerful analytical processor into an environment most developers are already comfortable with - Visual Studio. This book walks even the newest of users through the creation process of a powerful R-language tool set for use in analyzing and reporting on your data.




As a SQL Server database administrator or developer, it is sometimes difficult to stay on the bleeding edge of technology. Microsoft's addition of R to SQL Server 2016 is sure to be a game-changer, and the language will certainly become an integral part of future releases. R is in fact widely used today in statistical and related applications, and its use is only growing. Beginning SQL Server R Services helps you jump on board this important trend by providing good examples with detailed explanations of the WHY and not just the HOW.






Walks you through setup and installation of SQL Server R Services.

Explains the basics of working with R Tools for Visual Studio.

Provides a road map to successfully creating custom R code.




What You Will Learn





Discover R's role in the SQL Server 2016 hierarchy.

Manage the components needed to run SQL Server R Services code.

Run R-language analytics and queries inside the database.

Create analytic solutions that run across multiple datasets.

Gain in-depth knowledge of the R language itself.

Implement custom SQL Server R Services solutions.



Who This Book Is For

Any level of database administrator or developer, but specifically it's for those developers with the need to develop powerful data analytics applications quickly. Seasoned R developers will appreciate the book for its robust learning pattern, using visual aids in combination with properties explanations and scenarios. Beginning SQL Server R Services is the perfect "new hire" gift for new database developers in any organization.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 261 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 15.24mm | 544g
  • Berkley, United States
  • English
  • 1st ed.
  • 275 Illustrations, color; 9 Illustrations, black and white; XX, 261 p. 284 illus., 275 illus. in color.
  • 1484222970
  • 9781484222973
  • 845,052

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Learn how to develop powerful data analytics applications quickly for SQL Server database administrators and developers. Organizations will be able to sift data and derive the business intelligence needed to drive business decisions and profit. The addition of R to SQL Server 2016 places a powerful analytical processor into an environment most developers are already comfortable with - Visual Studio. This book walks even the newest of users through the creation process of a powerful R-language tool set for use in analyzing and reporting on your data.



As a SQL Server database administrator or developer, it is sometimes difficult to stay on the bleeding edge of technology. Microsoft's addition of R to SQL Server 2016 is sure to be a game-changer, and the language will certainly become an integral part of future releases. R is in fact widely used today in statistical and related applications, and its use is only growing. Beginning SQL Server R Services helps you jump on board this important trend by providing good examples with detailed explanations of the WHY and not just the HOW.

Walks you through setup and installation of SQL Server R Services. Explains the basics of working with R Tools for Visual Studio. Provides a road map to successfully creating custom R code.
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Table of contents

Part I: Setup and Installation

1. Setup and Installation of SQL Server 2016
2. Setup and Installation of R Tools for Visual Studio
3. Project Scenario Definition
Part II: Learning the Basics
4. Building R Models with RTVS
5. Plotting in RTVS
Part III: Creating and Viewing Reports
6. Configuring SQL Server Reporting Services
7. Report Builder Installation and Data Preparation
8. Building Reports using Report Builder
9. Viewing the Reports in Report Server
Part IV: Appendixes
10. A. Installing a SQL Server 2016 instance in a SQL Server 2014 Installation
11. B. Software Requirements Document<
12. C. R Plot and Tabular Code for R Tools for Visual Studio
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About Bradley Beard

Bradley Beard is a professional software developer residing in the lovely city of Palm Bay, Florida. He started off designing websites using PHP and MySQL in the late 90's, and gradually moved on to ColdFusion and SQL Server. His breadth of SQL Server experience began with SQL Server 7, mainly concentrated on SQL Server 2000, and then picked up again in SQL Server 2008. He earned his MCSA: SQL Server 2012 certification in 2013, his MCSE: Business Intelligence certification in 2016, he was the Technical Reviewer for Mike McQuillan's Introducing SQL Server, available from Apress, and he is the author of Practical Maintenance Plans in SQL Server, also available from Apress.
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