I presented Power BI and R today, and for those who were not able to attend, when available my engagement page will have the recording as all of my recorded presentations are always listed
There were a lot of links used both for R and for R and Power BI integration. All items needed are included here as well as a brief description.
Comprehensive Resource Archive Network [CRAN] is where one can download Open Source R, packages and contains lots of information about R.
Microsoft R Open which is a fully CRAN compatible version created using the Intel MKL for improved performance can be downloaded here.
Microsoft R Client used with SQL Server 2016. R Server is included in SQL Server 2016. The R Client is needed to connect to R Server even if they are on the same computer.
R Studio is the most popular IDE for developing R.
Visual Studio R Tools are required for Visual Studio 2015 to become and R development environment
CRAN Package List from Microsoft not only contains the list of all of the packages, but the ability to go back in time to look at previous versions of the packages
Power BI Custom R Visuals are found in a tab separate from the other Power BI Visuals on this page. There are six visualizations available.
CRAN R Library for Forecasting model is needed for Power BI Visualizations and the download is required for this visual.
I hope that you found this one stop location for everything you need to use R helpful. For more information on how to use these tools, please take a look at all of my R posts where I describe how to use them.
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