RPostgreSQL provides an interface between
RPostgreSQL uses the standard
interface which is also used by the similar packages ROracle, RMySQL and RSQLite.
- Implemented all the DBI features
- Added support for transaction management
- Added type mapping for dates & timestamps
RPostgreSQL was initially written by Sameer Kumar Prayaga during the summer
of 2008 as part of the Google Summer of Code 2008 program. Dirk Eddelbuettel
had suggested the topic, and acted as mentor and
Current maintainer team
RPostgreSQL was being maintained and extended by Joe Conway, Dirk
Eddelbuettel, Tomoaki Nishiyama and Neil Tiffin.
Since release 0.2-0, Tomoaki Nishiyama is the lead maintainer.
Availability and downloads
PostgreSQL is now released on
the CRAN network in both source and
as a Windows binary; see the
RPostgreSQL page on CRAN for details.
The code, and additional information, are also accessible via
the Google Code project