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Moving from SAS to R


Revolution Newsletters Issue 53 July 2014


Applications in R - Success and Lessons Learned from the Marketplace


Certification Testing for Revolution R Enterprise Now Available

News Story

Whenever data scientists are asked about what software they use R always comes up at the top of the list. In one recent survey, only SQL was rated higher than R. In this webinar we will explore what makes R so popular and useful. Starting with the big picture, we describe how R is organized and how to find your way around the R world. Then we will work through some examples highlighting features of R that make it attractive for data science work including:

In this webinar, we review the top reasons customers cite for moving fromSAS to R; the benefits of open source analytics; the challenges of switching; and the tools you will need to build your own roadmap.

Welcome to the July 2014 Newsletter. UseR! 2014 at the beautiful UCLA campus was an outstanding event and we enjoyed seeing old friends and meeting new R users. Next up is JSM in Boston, August 2-7, and we hope you will stop by our booth #303. Lots of new R user group meetings coming up so be sure to check out the events calendar and find a group near you.

Adoption of the R language has grown rapidly in the last few years, and is ranked as the number-one data science language in several surveys. This accelerating R adoption curve has been driven by the Big Data revolution, and the fact that so many data scientists — having learned R at university — are actively unlocking the secrets hidden in these new, vast data troves.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – June 30, 2014 – Revolution Analytics, the only commercial provider of open source R software, today announced certification testing for its flagship product, Revolution R Enterprise. The test is independently proctored by Kryterion, a full service provider of customizable assessment and certification products and services.

What is R?

R is world’s most widely used statistics programming language. It's the # 1 choice of data scientists and supported by a vibrant and talented community of contributors. R is taught in universities and deployed in mission critical business applications.

R in Business

Your data is a valuable asset. Putting R at the heart of your data architecture gives you the power to create market changing insights and power greater returns on your data investments. Get started today and win more and better business.

RRE Software

It’s time to supercharge your data analytics. Revolution R Enterprise 7 gets results faster while handling bigger, more complex data sets. Now, you can deliver actionable intelligence where it’s needed, when it’s needed.

RRE in the Cloud

Take your statistical programming to the Cloud with all the flexibility, scalability and performance of Revolution R Enterprise. Get up and running in minutes with data sets up to 16 terabytes. Get started today with a free 14-day trial. 


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