Converting Existing R Scripts to ORE – Getting Started

| May 28, 2013

Oracle R Enterprise provides a comprehensive, database-centric environment for end-to-end analytical processes in R, with immediate deployment to production environments. This message really resonates with our customers who are interested in executing R functions on database-resident data while seamlessly leveraging Oracle (more...)

Big Data Analytics in R – the tORCH has been lit!

| May 22, 2013

This guest post from Anand Srinivasan compares performance of the Oracle R Connector for Hadoop with the R {parallel} package for covariance matrix computation, sampling, and parallel linear model fitting. 

Oracle R Connector for Hadoop (ORCH) is a collection of (more...)

Are you a Type I or Type II Data Scientist?

| Mar 22, 2013

The role of Data Scientist has been getting a lot of attention lately. Brendan Tierney's blog post titled Type I and Type II Data Scientists adds an interesting perspective by defining and characterizing two key types of Data Scientist, both of which are needed in an organization.

Tierney writes about (more...)