ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) is a standard API for using a DBMS (DataBase Management System). By using ODBC you can access data from a multitude of DBMSs without having to know the details of each DBMS.
library(odbc) appeared in release 4.1.0 and we expect it
to evolve and improve as we receive feedback from users. While we
generally strive for backward compatibility we may have to make
incompatible changes to
library(odbc) in order to accommodate
library(odbc) is currently supported on MS Windows, Mac OS X and