Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Installing a graphical desktop to Ubuntu on Amazon EC2

Amazon’s EC2 service offers an interesting diversity of cloud computing. From less than a dollar an hour, you can run a powerful virtual machine on their hardware. View my previous post on setting up an Ubuntu machine with R. I … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing, Ubuntu | 9 Comments

Getting Started with Ubuntu and R on Amazon’s EC2 cloud

Amazon EC2 is their “cloud” service, which means that you can run a virtual machine on their hardware. They have many basic VMs, which they call AMI, that you can use to start and setup your machine with the configuration … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing, R, Ubuntu | Leave a comment