[R] how to run R as a daemon

Marsland, John John.Marsland at CommerzbankIB.com
Mon May 19 12:59:04 CEST 2003

Why not run R as a separate process using the RSOAP package.
You can then converse with R as a web service using the NuSOAP PHP class as
described in the case of the Amazon example below:

John Marsland

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laurent Faisnel [mailto:laurent.faisnel at ariase.com]
> Sent: 19 May 2003 11:43
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] how to run R as a daemon
> Hi all,
> Using R a as a real-time application called by Php for a website, I 
> would like to run one R process only, which would manage user 
> connections. For the time each user who asks for an analysis causes a 
> new R process to start, which is not suitable in prevision of many 
> users. R needs about 30 seconds to run the script which makes the 
> analysis. The problem is that this waiting time is n times more 
> important when n users ask for an analysis...
> Thanks for any help.
> Laurent
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