Installing R packages without admin rights on MS Windows

April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Is there a life outside the office?Photo: Markus GesmannIt is not unusual that you will not have admin rights in an IT controlled office environment. But then again the limitations set by the IT department can spark of some creativity. And I have to ad...
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Using the {plyr} (1.2) package parallel processing backend with windows

September 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hadley Wickham has just announced the release of a new R package “reshape2” which is (as Hadley wrote) “a reboot of the reshape package”. Alongside, Hadley announced the release of plyr 1.2.1 (now faster and with support to parallel computation!). Both releases are exciting due to a significant speed increase they ... [Read more...]

Compiling and Cross-compiling R packages for Windows (win32)

September 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

so recently i’m learning how to compile and cross-compile R packages from source for windows machines, which means i have to create windows binaries. the first option is to build on a windows system, and the 2nd is to cross-build on an intel-based linux or mac system. i will ... [Read more...]

Guerrilla Data Analysis Class – Seats Still Available

July 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Most operating systems are capable of collecting hundreds of system and performance metrics every second. Even if you only record them once an hour, after a week you will have more than 50,000 samples; after a month you will be staring at almost a quar...
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