Connect to Your Data

RStudio Professional Drivers are ODBC data connectors for the most popular databases. These drivers will help you:

  • Explore your databases using RStudio Workbench or RStudio Desktop Pro
  • Develop and deploy Shiny and other interactive applications that depend on databases to RStudio Connect
  • Build data pipelines in production using R

The RStudio Professional Drivers are available at no additional charge, but they are licensed only for use with RStudio professional products. Download here.

RStudio Desktop Pro customers can install these drivers directly from within the IDE.

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For more information on best practices for using databases with R, see

Professionally supported data connectors

When you use RStudio professional products, you are using professionally supported data products. This includes support for connections to the most commonly used data sources today. Build and deploy applications (like Shiny and Dash) knowing that your data connections are supported.

Drivers available today

  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon Athena
  • Google BigQuery
  • Apache Cassandra
  • Apache Hive
  • Apache Impala
  • Teradata
  • MySQL
  • IBM Netezza
  • Salesforce
  • MongoDB
  • Snowflake

Easy to use

Our drivers are easy to install and designed to work with our products, which means no more headaches when configuring third-party drivers and packages with your system.