Installing RStudio Shiny Server on AWS

December 1, 2015

(This article was first published on ipub » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

In this beginner’s level tutorial, you’ll learn how to install Shiny Server on an AWS cloud instance, and how to configure the firewall. It will take just a few minutes!


Playing around with Shiny is simple enough: all you need is is the R package called shiny, which you can get directly from CRAN.

Making your work available to you mentor is also straight forward: open an account on, and deploy your application directly from RStudio