Code spin-off: the jobqueue package for background computations in R

While we are still up to our necks into testing and proofing, we decided to spin off some of our code for the benefit of the R community.

Meet the jobqueue package

The package provides an easy-to-use interface that allows to queue computations for background evaluation while the calling R session remains responsive. So you can use it to do some basic […]

Use spot instances with R

Bramblecloud easily lets you integrate spot instances into your parallel R cluster. You just need to specify the amount of instances and the price that you’re willing to pay. The system will add the instances to your cluster whenever they are available at that price. Bramblecloud takes care of their dynamic administration, distribution of work and preventing data loss when […]