query_funcs: Wrappers for sending queries and fetching results

Description Usage Arguments Details Examples

Description

These functions send a query to the given database, and are the access point for all tcpl functions that query or update the tcpl database.

Usage

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tcplQuery(query, db = getOption("TCPL_DB"), drvr = getOption("TCPL_DRVR"))

tcplSendQuery(query, db = getOption("TCPL_DB"),
  drvr = getOption("TCPL_DRVR"))

Arguments

query

Character of length 1, the query string

db

Character of length 1, the name of the tcpl database

drvr

Character of length 1, which database driver to use

Details

Currently, the tcpl package only supports the "MySQL" and "SQLite" database drivers.

tcplQuery returns a data.table object with the query results. tcplSendQuery sends a query, but does not fetch any results, and returns 'TRUE' or the error message given by the database.

Examples

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## Store the current config settings, so they can be reloaded at the end 
## of the examples
conf_store <- tcplConfList()
tcplConfDefault()

tcplQuery("SELECT 'Hello World';")
tcplQuery("SELECT * FROM assay;")
 
## Reset configuration
options(conf_store)

daynefiler/tcpl documentation built on Nov. 12, 2018, 12:43 a.m.