Tutorial – using RStudio in the cloud

The following tutorial will demonstrate how to create an account on AWS (Amazon Web Services), load an AMI Image for RStudio, and thereafter use RStudio, all at no charge. Readers who are experienced in using cloud platforms may find the instructions quite basic. For other users, the tutorial should provide helpful initial guidance on using AWS.

Please read the Warning message below prior to proceeding.

Warning: Note that AWS requires a credit card for signup. Users must be careful and select only the options for the FREE TIER. The AWS agreement permits Amazon to bill users for incurred charges. Due to this reason, users should use the platform judiciously to avoid potentially expensive unexpected charges ...

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