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Setup R Services for SQL Server 2016 Step by Step Explained

Setup R Services for SQL Server 2016 Step by Step Tutorial

Microsoft purchased Revolution Analytics (around 2015) and with that they were able to give R Services which is the most popular open source programming language for advanced analytics of data inside of SQL Server bringing R processing closer to the data..

By adding R processing into SQL Server 2016 which is offered as a new feature that supports enterprise level data services.

What is R (Revolution) Services?

Revolution Analytics (formerly Revolution Computing) is a statistical software company focused on developing open source software for enterprise, academic and analytics customers. Revolution Analytics was founded in 2007. In 2009 the company received nine million in venture … Read the rest

SQL Server 2014 Compared to older versions


SQL Server 2014 Compared to older versions



Features Feature Description SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008ÿR2 SQL Server 2008
Performance In-memory OLTP* Yes No No No
In-memory ColumnStore* Yes Yes No No
Buffer pool extension to SSD Yes No No No
Resource Governor Yes Yes Yes Yes
Availability AlwaysOn* Yes Yes No No
Enhanced virtualization support and live migration Yes Yes Yes No
Security Transparent data encryption* Yes Yes Yes Yes
Backup encryption support Yes No No No
Fine-grained auditing Yes Yes Yes Yes
Separation of duties Yes Yes No No
Cloud-readiness Backup to Microsoft Azure Yes Yes No No
Disaster recovery to Microsoft Azure Yes No No No
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