A system for embedded scientific computing and reproducible research with R. The OpenCPU server exposes a simple but powerful HTTP api for RPC and data interchange with R. This provides a reliable and scalable foundation for statistical services or building R web applications. The OpenCPU server runs either as a single-user development server within the interactive R session, or as a multi-user Linux stack based on Apache2. The entire system is fully open source and permissively licensed. The OpenCPU website has detailed documentation and example apps.
To install the cloud server in Ubuntu 16.04
#requires Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:opencpu/opencpu-2.0 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade #install opencpu server sudo apt-get install -y opencpu-server #optional sudo apt-get install -y rstudio-server
See the opencpu website for details how to install on other platforms.
To start the single-user development server in R:
Or to start an App:
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