Why Use Docker with R? A DevOps Perspective

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There have been several blog posts going around about why one would use Docker with R.
In this post I’ll try to add a DevOps point of view and explain how containerizing
R is used in the context of the OpenCPU system for building and deploying R servers.

1: Easy Development

The flagship of the OpenCPU system is the OpenCPU server:
a mature and powerful Linux stack for embedding R in systems and applications.

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