What are Recommended Solutions to work with RStudio and HDInsight Spark Cluster

Christoph Kiefer 141 Reputation points

Dear All

We are currently implementing in-house / on-prem machine learning solutions in R (RStudio). We are in the process of moving our data to the cloud by the means of a sophisticated ingestion process through Apache Nifi. Currently the data lands on an Azure Blob storage as an Avro file with a corresponding Hive table around it. We also created an HDInsight Spark cluster 3.6 to query the data.

We realized that the HDI cluster of type rserver (ML Services) does not have ESP support and that it will be retired by the end of the year. ESP support is crucial for us as we work in a large, international company with strict security / privacy rules.

Having said that, I wonder what are the best working Azure cloud solutions to work with R / RStudio?

Best regards

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  1. PRADEEPCHEEKATLA-MSFT 85,346 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hello @ChristophKiefer-9885,

    You can install R-Studio as a custom component.

    Important note that we will not be able to provide support on functioning of a custom component.

    Here is a 3rd party content which suggests that solution - Installing R-studio on Azure HDInsight.

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