[R] R hosting

Mark Myatt mark at myatt.demon.co.uk
Wed Mar 27 11:58:59 CET 2002

Liquid M1 <liquidm1 at hotmail.com> writes:
>Hi, I am thinking about setting a service to provide R hosting on Linux.  
>Would anyone be interested?
>The idea is that a machine would be available that would provide R, Apache, 
>MySQL, Java, Perl, PHP, and Python.  Users could remotely login to use R 
>directly or could use it to develop applications that use R.  Also, this 
>would save people the trouble of installing and upgrading R.  This would be 
>especially useful for people who want to work with Rweb or Rcgi or who 
>frequently travel and would like to use R and their stored data sets the 
>same way they might use Hotmail or Yahoo Mail.

I am not sure how useful this would be ... one use might be to have it
running on some heavy metal so that users could run computer intensive
task that would take an age to run on a desktop machine.


Mark Myatt

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