[R] R as a server on Linux
edd at debian.org
Tue Apr 24 20:40:34 CEST 2007
On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 02:15:43PM -0400, Markus Loecher wrote:
> I am trying to avid the somewhat costly startup overhead of launching
> a separate R executable for each "client" request on Linux.
> My current architecture is such that My Java client explicitly calls
> R in batch mode and passes it certain parameters. The initital
> startup takes almost 10 seconds because R has to load a bunch of
> libraries as well as a moderately large, previously created workspace.
> I am thinking that it would be so much more eficient to instead have
> R act as a server and fork off a thread for each client query. Is
> that possible at all ?
Yes. Google for
RServe -- headless R server, has Java interface
RApache -- R added to Apache
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-- Thomas A. Edison
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