Open Source R Language Undergoes a Commercial Revolution
May 06, 2010, 20:19 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
"At Revolution Analytics, the company is building on top of the
open source R language with its Revolution R Enterprise product,
providing additional tools and capabilities to R users. Erhardt
noted that the Enterprise product provides additional scalability
beyond that which is available in the core open source project.
"David Smith, vice president of community at Revolution
Analytics, explained to InternetNews.com that the way R is
currently set up, there is the core language and then there are
packages and applications built on top of that. In his view, it is
the combination of the core R programming language and the
additional packages that actually comprise what people think of
when they consider R."