Cloud Computing with R

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Cloud computing has become a buzzword in the context of high performance computing. Over the past few years, it has experienced unparalleled growth and has attracted the attention of many researchers across different fields. Cloud computing can be described as scalable, customisable computing service, available for rent, which is maintained by a third-party provider. This course covers how to implement cloud computing using R and R Studio and includes how to deploy EC2 instances, manipulate S3, setup databases.

Course Highlights

  • The benefits of cloud architecture
  • Core cloud-based architectural principles
  • Using R and Rstudio in the cloud
  • Handling databases and S3 storage
  • Automating deployment of EC2 instances


All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tertiary Courses after achieved at least 75% attendance.

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HRDF SBL Claimable for Employers Registered with HRDF

HRDF claimable

Course Code: M1012

Topic 1. Cloud Concepts

  • Business Benefits
  • Technical Benefits
  • Understanding EC2 instance
  • Understanding S3 storage
  • Understanding databases
  • Understanding AMIs

Topic 2. Setting Up Cccount

  • Signing up AWS
  • Creating a new IAM user
  • Creating a key pair
  • Configuring a security group

Topic 3. Installing R and Rstudio in the Cloud

  • Launching an EC2 instance
  • Connecting to EC2 instance via SSH
  • Downloading R and Rstudio
  • Uploading and downloading data from Rstudio
  • Downloading aws.pack package

Topic 4. EC2 instances with R

  • Describing ec2 instances
  • Launching, stopping and terminating instances
  • Launching EC2 instances with specific AMI
  • Scheduling launching and shutting down of EC2 instances
  • Scheduling running R scripts in EC2 instances

Topic 5. S3 buckets with R

  • Listing buckets and objects
  • Reading and writing files in S3
  • Streaming large s3 object into R
  • Sourcing codes from S3

Topic 6. Databases with R

  • Connecting to databases
  • Manipulating data
  • Visualizing data from databases
  • Saving new records into databases
Date and Time
Sat, Mar 27, 2021
10:00 - 18:00 Malaysia Time

InfoGenius Skill Development Center
55C-2-3 Jalan Sungai Dua
Penang, Malaysia

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