Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Microsoft += R (Revolution Analytics) Open Source

Microsoft acquires Revolution Analytics | ZDNet
"Microsoft has acquired Revolution Analytics, a company that develops R programming-language-based analytic solutions for open-source and proprietary big data platforms."

"Revolution Analytics provides an "enterprise-class platform" for developing and deploying R-based analytic solutions that can scale across large data warehouses and Hadoop systems, and which can integrate with enterprise systems"

Microsoft: The open-source company | ZDNet
"Microsoft loves Linux, is adopting Docker for its servers, and just bought Revolution Analytics, the biggest open-source R statistical language company. This is not your dad's Microsoft."

Data Analysis for Developers | Visual Studio Toolbox | Channel 9
describes R and Hadoop as core of Azure toolset.

Cloud Services - Machine Learning | Microsoft Azure

The R Project for Statistical Computing

R (programming language) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
R is a language created by statisticians for statisticians, and it "works".
It is a bit "strange" for computer science oriented people, but since it works...
Most of scientific algorithms are published as open-source R scripts.

R Programming - Wikibooks, open books for an open world

Code School - Try R (free class!)
Completed Try R

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