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  • R Consortium aims to strengthen data analysis

    The Linux Foundation today announced the formation of the R Consortium, intended to strengthen the technical and user communities around the R language, a specialized programming language for statistical data analysis.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud01 July 15 04:22
  • R gets commercial support just in time for big-data boom

    To help organizations get a better handle on the R statistical programming language, which is enjoying a surge in use as a big-data analysis tool, Revolution Analytics has introduced a new support package.

    Written by Joab Jackson06 May 14 04:21
  • Amazon Web Service now offers R on demand

    Amazon Web Services now offers a hosted version of the R programming language, providing an easy way for individuals and organizations to start and test their big-data-styled analysis projects.

    Written by Joab Jackson10 Feb. 14 22:03
  • Hadoop gets native R programming for big data analysis

    Sensing a growing interest in big data-style analysis, software provider Revolution Analytics has updated its flagship package of R statistical functions so it can be run with the Hadoop data processing platform.

    Written by Joab Jackson16 Dec. 13 16:50
  • Startup wants to be R alternative to IBM, SAS

    A company focused on R, the open-source language for statistical analysis, relaunched under a new name Tuesday and gave a preview of its technology roadmap for 2010.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus05 May 10 06:02