querySAGE {SAGElyzer}R Documentation

Functions that provide an interface to allow users to query a SAGE library database table

Description

These functions provides an interface for inputing query parameters for querying a table in a given database. Interface between R and the underlaying database management system is through Rdbi.

Usage

querySAGE(args, dbObj = PgSQL())
getTableNames(args, dbObj)
getColumnNames(tableName, args, dbObj)

Arguments

args args a list containing the arguments presented as name and value pairs. Valid element names include "dbname", "user", "password", "host", "hostaddr", and "port"
dbObj dbObj a binding object for a given dbms (e. g. PgSQL() for postgreSQL)
tableName tableName a character string for the name of a database table

Details

getTableNames and getColumnNames get the names of selected database columns.

Value

getTableNames returns a vector of character strings for database table names.
getColumnNames returns a vector of character strings for column names of a given database table.

Note

The functions are part of the Bioconductor project at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to provide Bioinformatics functionalities through R

Author(s)

Jianhua Zhang

See Also

SAGE4Unix

Examples

# No example is provided as support of a database is required

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