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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 23, 2016

Improve user experience of R-Stuidio in dashDB by allowing install any packages from CRAN.

R-studio is one of the most frequently used tools by our customers. In most of the case customer want to install additional packages. However, the limited privilege prevent the user install some critical packages like openssl, httr...etc. The current version v3.2.1 is also too old from some packages require higher version.
Although we have the option to install the docker version of R-Studio. But it's not convenient. It neither supports using REST to call R function like the R-studio dashDB.
We hope to have an R-Studio Runtiem/Service without missing any merit mentioned above.