[R] Executable for Production Use

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Tue Mar 9 20:24:52 CET 2010

On 08.03.2010 22:13, Stefan wrote:
> Ma Ismail - NewYork-MEAG-NY<ima<at>  meag-ny.com>  writes:
>> Hi,
>> A few of the developers on our Quant team are using R for data
> calculation andto generate a resulting CSV file. They have R
> installed on their workstations. We are interested in having this
> deployed to user workstations where the users will not have R
> installed on their workstations. Is there a way to create an
> executable that the users can  just run without R installed on
> their workstation?
>> Thanks in advance for your help.
>> Ismail Ma
>> Head of IT Applications
>> MEAG New York Corporation
>> Telephone: (212) 583-4850
>> Fax: (646) 521-7950
>> E-Mail: ima<at>  meag-ny.com<mailto:ima<at>  meag-ny.com>
> Maybe I've misunderstood You, but You can manage a single R
> installation on a central server, and let clients hook up to
> it from Emacs+ESS or Eclipse+StatET. I've used both solutions,
> and they work like a charm... The emacs solution uses SSH and
> Eclipse a Java server thingy.
> Plz note that I'm from the Linux side of things. So my server
> is a Debian, and my clients are all Ubuntu. I have no clue how
> (or even if) these setups work on windows.

Yes, they also do work on Windows.

Anyway, to answer the question: No, it is not possible to have a single 
executable that allows to run R code.

uwe Ligges

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