Tag Archive for R language

The Many Benefits of R

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by Angela Guess Joseph Sirosh of Microsoft recently opined in VentureBeat, “One of the most popular tools in data science today is the open-source programming language R. Simply put, R is the language of data. Over the last 20 years, statisticians all over the world have contributed their innovations to open source R. These contributions…

Linux Foundation Announces R Consortium to Support Users Around the World

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by Angela Guess According to a new article, “The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the R Consortium. This new organization will strengthen both the technical and user communities as a Collaborative Project hosted at Linux Foundation. The R language is used by statisticians,…

Microsoft Closes Acquisition of Revolution Analytics

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by Angela Guess Joseph Sirosh, Corporate VP of Information Management and Machine Learning at Microsoft recently wrote, “Earlier this year we announced our intent to acquire Revolution Analytics and today I’m happy to say we have closed the acquisition agreement. It is my pleasure to welcome the Revolution team to Microsoft. Together we will help…

Big Data Analytics with R: Register Today!

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by Angela Guess In tandem with the upcoming NoSQL Now! Conference, DATAVERSITY™ is proud to sponsor a thought-provoking workshop on the programming language R. The workshop, Introduction to Big Data Analysis with the R Language, will be led by Brian Sletten, President of Bosatsu Consulting, Inc. In his description of the workshop, Sletten states, “R…

Revolution Analytics Launches Revolution R Enterprise 6.0

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by Angela Guess Revolution Analytics has released Revolution R Enterprise 6.0, the company’s “commercial-grade analytics software built upon the world’s most powerful open source R statistics language for R-based enterprise-class data analytics. The new iteration of Revolution R Enterprise delivers unmatched performance, productivity and enterprise-readiness for statistical analysis of very large data sets. Rdevelopers are now equipped…