Microsoft Adds R Server Developer to Linux Data Science Virtual Machine

Microsoft adds its R Server Developer Edition to the Linux version of the company’s cloud-based data science offering. Microsoft R Server Developer Edition is now available on the Linux version of the company’s Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM), enabling users to build models using Microsoft’s ScaleR libraries.In January, Microsoft launched R Server Developer Edition, a free version of the analytics platform for developers, students and nonproduction deployments. The offering arrived nearly a year after the software maker announced it was acquiring Revolution Analytics, the leading commercial supporter of R, the popular open-source statistical computing language.Making Microsoft R Server Developer available on the Linux flavor of the DSVM offers a major bump in big data processing capabilities. Prior to the release, it only supported Microsoft R Open, which cloud only process…


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