Microsoft R Open, the enhanced distribution of R from Microsoft, is a complete and free open source platform for statistical analysis and data science. Microsoft R Open 3.4.2 is based on (and 100% compatible with) the statistical language, R-3.4.2. It includes additional capabilities for performance, reproducibility and platform support.
Microsoft R Open includes:
The open source R language, the most widely used statistics software in the world
Compatibility with all packages, scripts and applications that work with R-3.4.2
The installation of many packages include all base and recommended R packages plus a set of specialized packages released by Microsoft Corporation to further enhance your Microsoft R Open experience
Support for Windows and Linux-based platforms
Plus these key enhancements:
Multi-threaded math libraries that brings multi-threaded computations to R.
A high-performance default CRAN repository that provide a consistent and static set of packages to all Microsoft R Open users.
The checkpoint package that make it easy to share R code and replicate results using specific R package versions.
Furthermore, you can access documentation and a forum to help you use R more effectively.
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