Open sourcing the .NET 5 C# Language Extension for SQL Server 

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For over two decades, the C# programming language has allowed developers to build secure and robust applications within the .NET ecosystem. SQL Server 2019 supports the R, Python, and Java Language Extensions. These language extensions provide many benefits to developers. They provide data security, rapid speed for deployment, and ease of integration. Previously, we announced Read more

Looking to the future for R in Azure SQL and SQL Server 

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Update March 17, 2022: This post has been updated to remove mentions of SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters which has been retired. For more information, see big data options on the Microsoft SQL Server platform. Data science, machine learning, and analytics have re-defined how we look at the world. The R community plays a vital Read more

In-database Advanced Analytics with R in SQL Server 2016 

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This post was co-authored by Dotan Elharrar, Principal Program Manager, Machine Learning, and Umachandar Jayachandran Senior Program Manager, SQL Server. R has emerged as the most popular software for mining data, uncovering new insights and making predictions. It’s a perfect starting point because it is free and open-source and offers an ever-growing and vibrant community. Read more