SQL Server 2016 and Microsoft R Server

With SQL Server 2016, R Language for statistical programming is now supported natively in T-SQL.  Powerful R Language enables to do statistical analysis and predictive analytics on your everyday T-SQL queries. In addition, data wrangles, data engineers, data stewards, DBA, and sysadmins can now profit from this integration. R can support any kind of data related task (data cleaning, data manipulation, data migration, data analysis) and can even help to predict when your SQL Server database will need to be extended. In this session we will look

  1. the powerful R language and available RevoscaleR package for multi-threaded and parallelization computation,
  2. using R language in T-SQL for data analysis and predictions and
  3. practical usage and visualization.

The Speaker :

Tomaž Kaštrun

Tomaž Kaštrun (@tomaz_tsql | b: is a BI / DEV developer and data analyst.

With more than 15 years of experiences in the field of databases, business warehouses and development, with focus on T-SQL programming and query optimization. He has also 20 years of experiences in the fields of statistics, data analysis, data mining and research.

He has been working with Microsoft SQL Server since version 2000 and is certified professional, trainer and SQL Server Data Platform MVP.

Tomaž is a blogger, author of many articles, community speaker and contributor/speaker at various Microsoft events. He is avid coffee drinker, fixie biker and book worm.


18:00  Welcome
18:30  Session Start
21:00  Session Ends



Veldkant 33A

2550 Kontich

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