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 Server Pro
  • Develop and deploy Shiny applications that depend on databases to RStudio Connect
  • Use databases with R in a production environment

If you are a current customer using RStudio Server Pro or RStudio Connect you can download and use RStudio Professional Drivers at no additional charge here.

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We deliver standards-based, supported, professional ODBC drivers. Use RStudio Professional Drivers with RStudio commercial products for your R and Shiny deployments on production systems.


We connect you to some of the most popular databases available today, and we are committed to increasing the number of data connectors we support in the future.

  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon Athena
  • Google BigQuery
  • Salesforce (Not available for RStudio Desktop Pro)
  • Apache Cassandra
  • Apache Hive
  • Apache Impala
  • Teradata
  • MySQL
  • IBM Netezza
  • MongoDB (Not available for MacOS)


Use the same data connectors everywhere you use RStudio professional products. Develop and publish your content with the same set of data connectors systemwide.


Our drivers are easy to install and designed to work with our products. This means no more headaches trying to configure third party drivers and packages with your system.