I’ve started building the new image for the database courses. This one needs to include Oracle, MySQL, Cassandra, Hive, and MongoDB databases; and include examples for C, C++, Java, Perl, PHP, Python, R programming languages.
Installing R was a surprise when I saw how many packages there are for it. It’s a standard yum command from the repository, but it will install 256 packages. The command is:
yum install -y R
Once you install it, you simply start the R interpreter, which is part of the Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN). Any installation of the R packages includes CRAN, but there are many additional libraries that you may install.
You can launch the R interpreter by typing the following at the Linux command-line:
It will display the following licensing information and then the command prompt:
R version 3.2.0 (2015-04-16) -- "Full of Ingredients" Copyright (C) 2015 …[Read more]