DBIDriver-class: DBIDriver class


Base class for all DBMS drivers (e.g., RSQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL). The virtual class DBIDriver defines the operations for creating connections and defining data type mappings. Actual driver classes, for instance RPgSQL, RMySQL, etc. implement these operations in a DBMS-specific manner.

See Also

Other DBI classes: DBIConnection-class, DBIObject-class, DBIResult-class

Other DBIDriver generics: dbConnect, dbDataType, dbDriver, dbGetInfo, dbIsValid, dbListConnections

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