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    RStudio Connections Pane Connection history and existing connections The Connections Pane shows you all the connections you have made to supported data sources, and lets you know which connections are currently active. RStudio supports multiple, simultaneous database connections. This history is specific to your user account and is stored privately in RStudio’s settings; you will see it in all your RStudio projects. Connecting to a Database in R In RStudio, there are two ways to connect to a database:
    RStudio Professional Drivers RStudio makes it easy to access and analyze your data with R. RStudio Professional Drivers are ODBC data connectors that help you connect to some of the most popular databases. These drivers will help you: Explore your databases using the RStudio IDE Develop and deploy Shiny applications that depend on databases Use databases with R in a Production environment If you are using RStudio Workbench (formerly RStudio Server Pro), RStudio Desktop Pro, RStudio Connect, or Shiny Server Pro, then you can download and use RStudio Professional Drivers at no additional charge in the same machine were these one products is installed.