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Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley, Advanced R, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2077-1_12

12. Cloud Ubuntu for Windows Users

Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley1

(1)Elkhart Group Ltd. & Victoria College, Columbia City, Indiana, USA

As you saw in the last chapter, using the cloud does not always allow for using Windows. This is not entirely true; Windows can certainly be utilized in the cloud. However, this tends to approximately double the cost in high-performance environments, making it impractical for some occasions. Additionally, it is not impossible to use the Ubuntu environment, and many of the same skills advanced R users have translate readily. All in all, using Ubuntu as your server instance operating system is not difficult ...

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