The relational databases part of this manual is based in part on an earlier manual by Douglas Bates and Saikat DebRoy. The principal author of this manual was Brian Ripley.
Many volunteers have contributed to the packages used here. The principal authors of the packages mentioned are
DBI David A. James dataframes2xls Guido van Steen foreign Thomas Lumley, Saikat DebRoy, Douglas Bates, Duncan Murdoch and Roger Bivand gdata Gregory R. Warnes ncdf4 David Pierce rJava Simon Urbanek RJDBC Simon Urbanek RMySQL David James and Saikat DebRoy RNetCDF Pavel Michna RODBC Michael Lapsley and Brian Ripley ROracle David A, James RPostgreSQL Sameer Kumar Prayaga and Tomoaki Nishiyama RSPerl Duncan Temple Lang RSPython Duncan Temple Lang RSQLite David A, James SJava John Chambers and Duncan Temple Lang WriteXLS Marc Schwartz XLConnect Mirai Solutions GmbH XML Duncan Temple Lang
Brian Ripley is the author of the support for connections.