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Machine Learning with R – Book Review

Machine Learning with R – Book Review

I have to admit it...I'm an R junkie...since the first time I started learning R...it has become an addiction to me...I try to solve every problem with R...which is obviously not the best way to go...but my rule of thumb is..."Try with R first...otherw...

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Twitter Battle

December 2, 2013
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Twitter Battle

I love to have fun with R and Twitter...there are a lot of cool things that you can do with it...so I just thought of having a small Twitter Battle application...something that will grab the number of followers and lists from two users...apply some cra...

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Twitter unfollowers with R and Rook – Revisited

December 2, 2013
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Twitter unfollowers with R and Rook – Revisited

Some time ago I wrote a post called Twitter unfollowers with R and Rook where I used R and Twitter to get a list of the people that we follow...but that doesn't follow us back...Right now...that post is obsolete as Twitter changed its API to API 1...

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Web Application Development with R Using Shiny – Book review

November 27, 2013
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Web Application Development with R Using Shiny – Book review

As may already know (As I have said this a thousand times) I love R -:) And of course...I love Shiny -;)Today I had the opportunity to read a nice little book called Web Application Development with R using Shiny.This book starts of course with a small...

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Calling R from the ERP – A dirty little hack

November 19, 2013
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Calling R from the ERP – A dirty little hack

Since I joined SAP around 2 years ago, I simply stopped using ABAP…even when I use it for almost 11 years when I was a consultant…A week ago, I was thinking about writing a new blog…something nice…some hacky…something that would allow me to just rest and don’t blog for the rest of the year…I thought about ERP and R…while...

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Running R inside SAP HANA Studio

September 6, 2013
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Running R inside SAP HANA Studio

*DANGER* This is just a silly blog and shouldn't be taken any seriously.*DANGER*Ok...you may wonder...why is Blag writing a silly blog? Well...I'm a Developer Evangelist...and it's my job to keep developers entertained  Also...I have so free time ...

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Forecasting with Neural Network (using SAP HANA and R)

Forecasting with Neural Network (using SAP HANA and R)

Usually...when I use R...I try to use it with SAP HANA as well...and the most simple way to make them work is for sure an ODBC connection....fast and simple...First, I went to my SAP HANA Studio to get the query...which is basically...get all the seats...

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SAP HANA OData and R

SAP HANA OData and R

As you might have discovered by now...I love R...it's just an amazing programming language...By now...I have integrate R and SAP HANA via ODBC and via the SAP HANA-R integration...but I have completely left out the SAP HANA OData capabilities.For this ...

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SAP HANA and R – Keep shining

SAP HANA and R – Keep shining

Since I discovered Shiny and published my blog A Shiny example - SAP HANA, R and Shiny I always wanted to actually run a Shiny application from SAP HANA Studio, instead of having to call it from RStudio and having to use an ODBC connection.A couple of ...

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Getting flexible with SAP HANA

Getting flexible with SAP HANA

Most of you might not be aware of a feature introduced on SAP HANA SPS5. This new feature is called "Flexible Tables", which means that you can define a table that will grow depending on your needs. Let's see an example...You define a table with ID, NA...

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