Most R users are quite familiar with data frames: the
data.frame is the fundamental object type for working with columnar data in R. But for SQL Server users, the data frame is an important concept to understand, since it will be the main object type in R used to store data from SQL tables. This guide to working with data frames with SQL Server R Services provides the basic concepts of R data frames and how to generate them and manipulate them within a SQL Server procedure.
If you find that article useful, you might also find these prior articles from the series useful as well:
- SQL Server R Services: The Basics
- SQL Server R Services: Digging into the R Language
- SQL Server R Services: Working with ggplot2 Statistical Graphics
Redgate Hub: SQL Server R Services: Working with Data Frames