R Tools for Visual Studio

The BlueGranite blog recently featured a post I wrote about R Tools for Visual Studio. It’s not meant to be an in-depth exploration into RTVS. Rather, at a high level, it takes a very basic look at some reasons why a developer may choose to use RTVS either in conjunction with or in lieu of R…

Exploring SQL Server R Services

With the launch of the latest preview of SQL Server 2016 (CTP 3), the long-awaited fruit of Microsoft’s acquisition of Revolution Analytics has become public. It is now possible to install what has been named R Services and evaluate the benefits of in-database R. As I mentioned in the BlueGranite blog when the integration was…