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OpenCPU 1.2: Flexible and reliable R function RPC over HTTPS + JSON

December 19, 2013
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OpenCPU 1.2: Flexible and reliable R function RPC over HTTPS + JSON

Earlier this week, OpenCPU 1.2 was released. This release uses the new jsonlite package for JSON conversion, which puts in place the final fundamental piece of the OpenCPU framework. This post describes what has changed, why this is important, and how to upgrade. From here, no major changes in the OpenCPU API...

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OpenCPU 1.2: Flexible and reliable R function RPC over HTTPS + JSON

December 19, 2013
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OpenCPU 1.2: Flexible and reliable R function RPC over HTTPS + JSON

Earlier this week, OpenCPU 1.2 was released. This release uses the new jsonlite package for JSON conversion, which puts in place the final fundamental piece of the OpenCPU framework. This post describes what has changed, why this is important, and how to upgrade. From here, no major changes in the OpenCPU API...

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New package: jsonlite. A smart(er) JSON encoder/decoder.

December 6, 2013
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New package: jsonlite. A smart(er) JSON encoder/decoder.

This week we released a new package on CRAN: jsonlite. This package is a fork of RJSONIO by Duncan Temple Lang and builds on the same parser, but uses a different mapping between R objects and JSON data. The package vignette goes in great detail and has many examples on...

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New package: jsonlite. A smart(er) JSON encoder/decoder.

December 6, 2013
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New package: jsonlite. A smart(er) JSON encoder/decoder.

This week we released a new package on CRAN: jsonlite. This package is a fork of RJSONIO by Duncan Temple Lang and builds on the same parser, but uses a different mapping between R objects and JSON data. The package vignette goes in great detail and has many examples on...

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Continuous Integration with OpenCPU

November 27, 2013
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Continuous Integration with OpenCPU

Starting version 1.0.7, the OpenCPU cloud server adds support for continuous integration (CI). This means that Github repositories can be configured to automatically install your package on an OpenCPU server, every time a commit is pushed. To t...

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Continuous Integration with OpenCPU

November 27, 2013
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Continuous Integration with OpenCPU

Starting version 1.0.7, the OpenCPU cloud server adds support for continuous integration (CI). This means that Github repositories can be configured to automatically install your package on an OpenCPU server, every time a commit is pushed. To t...

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The RAppArmor Package: Enforcing Security Policies in R Using Dynamic Sandboxing on Linux

November 14, 2013
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The RAppArmor Package: Enforcing Security Policies in R Using Dynamic Sandboxing on Linux

An article called The RAppArmor Package: Enforcing Security Policies in R Using Dynamic Sandboxing on Linux has appeared in the latest volume of he Journal of Statistical Software: http://www.jstatsoft.org/v55/i07. The RAppArmor package is one of the foundations of the OpenCPU framework. It protects against malicious use and excessive use of hardware...

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The RAppArmor Package: Enforcing Security Policies in R Using Dynamic Sandboxing on Linux

November 14, 2013
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The RAppArmor Package: Enforcing Security Policies in R Using Dynamic Sandboxing on Linux

An article called The RAppArmor Package: Enforcing Security Policies in R Using Dynamic Sandboxing on Linux has appeared in the latest volume of he Journal of Statistical Software: http://www.jstatsoft.org/v55/i07. The RAppArmor package is one of the foundations of the OpenCPU framework. It protects against malicious use and excessive use of hardware...

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OpenCPU Release 1.0.4

October 17, 2013
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OpenCPU Release 1.0.4

OpenCPU version 1.0.4 was released to CRAN and Launchpad this week. This release brings some bug fixes/improvements and no breaking changes so you can safely upgrade your 1.0.x installations. Upgrade an existing OpenCPU cloud server using: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Or to install the latest version of the OpenCPU local single-user server...

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OpenCPU Release 1.0.4

October 17, 2013
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OpenCPU Release 1.0.4

OpenCPU version 1.0.4 was released to CRAN and Launchpad this week. This release brings some bug fixes/improvements and no breaking changes so you can safely upgrade your 1.0.x installations. Upgrade an existing OpenCPU cloud server using: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Or to install the latest version of the OpenCPU local single-user server...

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