Tutorial: Elastic-R, a google docs-like portal for data analysis in the cloud

Karim Chine, Cloud Era Ltd, Cambridge, United Kingdom


Elastic-R is a new portal built using the Biocep-R platform. It enables statisticians, computational scientists, financial analysts, educators and students to use cloud resources seamlessly; to work with R engines and use their full capabilities from within simple browsers; to collaborate, share and reuse functions, algorithms, user interfaces, R sessions, servers; and to perform elastic distributed computing with any number of virtual machines to solve computationally intensive problems.


The attendees will learn how to:

Intended audience

Any R user. The tutorial of Zolot in the morning may be useful background for users unfamiliar with cloud computing.

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