11 - R Data I/O


Getting Data In is part of just about any analysis!

  • R excels at this
    • truly broad coverage of file formats
    • as well as ‘backends’ such as databases
    • or different web-based APIs
  • Our focus: read/write of csv data
  • Mention other formats: json, xml, …
  • Efficient R-specific storage: rds
  • Mention protobuf, msgpack, feather, fst, …

Core Material

Additional Readings

R Data Import/Export Manual