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This document walks through the steps for connecting R Studio with Adobe Experience Platform Query Service.
After installing RStudio, on the Console screen that appears, you will first need to prepare your R script to use PostgreSQL.

Once you have prepared your R script to use PostgreSQL, you can now connect RStudio to Query Service by loading the PostgreSQL driver.
drv <- dbDriver("PostgreSQL")
con <- dbConnect(drv, 
 dbname = "{DATABASE_NAME}",

The name of the database that will be used.
The host endpoint and its port for Query Service.
The login credentials that will be used. The username takes the form of ORG_ID@AdobeOrg .
For more information on finding your database name, host, port, and login credentials, visit the credentials page on Platform . To find your credentials, log in to Platform, click Queries , then click Credentials .

Next steps

Now that you have connected to Query Service, you can write queries to execute and edit SQL statements. For example, you can use dbGetQuery(con, sql) to execute queries, where sql is the SQL query you want to run.
The following query uses a dataset containing ExperienceEvents and creates a histogram of page views of a website, given the device's screen height.
df_pageviews <- dbGetQuery(con,
"SELECT t.range AS buckets, 
 Count(*) AS pageviews 
 WHEN device.screenheight BETWEEN 0 AND 99 THEN '0 - 99' 
 WHEN device.screenheight BETWEEN 100 AND 199 THEN '100-199' 
 WHEN device.screenheight BETWEEN 200 AND 299 THEN '200-299' 
 WHEN device.screenheight BETWEEN 300 AND 399 THEN '300-399' 
 WHEN device.screenheight BETWEEN 400 AND 499 THEN '400-499' 
 WHEN device.screenheight BETWEEN 500 AND 599 THEN '500-599' 
 ELSE '600-699' 
 end AS range 
 FROM aa_post_vals_3) t 
GROUP BY t.range 
ORDER BY buckets 
LIMIT 1000000")

A successful response returns the results of the query:
 buckets pageviews
1 0 - 99 198985
2 500-599 67138
3 300-399 2147
4 200-299 354
5 400-499 6947
6 100-199 4415
7 600-699 3097040

For more information on how to write and run queries, please read the running queries guide .