Revolution Analytics – Big Data Analytics Platform on Amazon’s AWS Marketplace

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Revolution Analytics, the commercial provider of open source R software, today announced the availability of Revolution R Enterprise 7 (RRE 7) on Amazon Web Services (AWS) via the AWS Marketplace. RRE 7 is the Big Data Analytics platform powered by R. Now, customers will have on-demand access to high-performance predictive analytics to accelerate growth, optimize operations, and expedite data insight and discovery from any place at any time. RRE 7 on AWS Marketplace includes extended support for Linux and Windows users.

The cloud is rapidly becoming an integral part of every CTO’s infrastructure strategy,” said Greg Todd, CTO, Revolution Analytics. “Revolution R Enterprise 7 on the AWS Marketplace provides the high-performance Big Data capabilities and ease of access to support modern IT needs.”

Through the AWS Marketplace, users can run computations on data sets up to 1 terabyte on cloud-based Windows and Linux multi-CPU instances from 2 to 32 vCPUs (virtual CPUs), accessing data stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Relational Data Service (RDS). Utility pricing for both versions starts at $1.25 per core per hour with no long-term commitments. RRE 7 users can register for support on a monitored forum.

The Windows version of RRE 7 is accessed with Windows Remote Desktop and includes an IDE for R developers (Revolution R Enterprise DevelopR). The Linux version of RRE 7 is available through a browser and the IDE for R developers is RStudio Server Pro.

We are pleased to partner with Revolution Analytics to connect RStudio Server Pro with Revolution R Enterprise,” said JJ Allaire, founder and CEO, RStudio. “The web-based interface of RStudio Server was designed for the cloud, and makes it easy for data scientists to use R from anywhere.”

RRE 7 features a unique “write once deploy anywhere” functionality that enables data analysts and IT teams to write code once and deploy it anywhere in a variety of data management platforms, enterprise data warehouses, grids, clusters, servers and workstations without re-engineering costs. The new platform  includes a library of Big Data-ready algorithms that run inside the Cloudera and Hortonworks Hadoop platforms and in Teradata databases in order to achieve high performance.

A 14-day free trial is available with no software charge, though standard AWS cloud usage charges apply. To learn more about RRE 7 on AWS Marketplace, please visit Revolution Analytics will be at Strata Santa Clara at booth #610.


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