Microsoft R – SQL 2016 – Notes

“R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics” – source click here.

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Quick notes:

  • You need Windows Server 2012 R2
  • JDK needs to be installed before running the SQL 2016 setup program
  • Enable TCP/IP and restart your SQL 2016 instance.
  • Connect to the instance.
  • Run:Exec sp_configure ‘external scripts enabled’, 1;reconfigure;
  • Restart all services, SDE, SSA, Polybase, Launchpad service.
  • Note. If you don’t restart the Launchpad service, you will get below error message.
  • Msg 39011, Level 16, State 1, Line 8
    SQL Server was unable to communicate with the LaunchPad service. Please verify the configuration of the service.
    Msg 11536, Level 16, State 1, Line 8
    EXECUTE statement failed because its WITH RESULT SETS clause specified 1 result set(s), but the statement only sent 0 result set(s) at run time.

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