[R-sig-hpc] Distributed computing

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Sun Oct 16 15:19:17 CEST 2011

On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 8:56 AM, Zachary Mayer <zach.mayer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Could you provide a link to some of these AMIs?  The only only one I'm
> aware of is the bioconductor AMI.

The bioconductor AMI would be a reasonable choice I think.  Here is
another that bundles R:


Dirk may be aware of others.  Dirk (I think) also maintains a ton of
R-related debs, so you could probably get away with a pretty standard
debian AMI and simply add R via the normal apt get to get what you


> Sent from my iPhone
> On Oct 16, 2011, at 8:31 AM, Sean Davis <sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov> wrote:
>> there are a few AMIs
>> bundled with R out there that could be dropped onto Amazon to give you
>> a relatively large SMP machine that would serve the same purpose.
>> Sean
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