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Accelerating R Workflows on Databricks

At Databricks we strive to make our Unified Analytics Platform the best place to run big data analytics. For big data, Apache Spark has become the de-facto computing engine, while for advanced analytics, R is one of the most widely used languages and environments. R’s package ecosystem boasts more than 10k packages ranging from implementation of simple statistical functions to sophisticated packages in verticals such as genomics and finance.