R Interface with Google Compute Engine

Interact with the 'Google Compute Engine' API in R. Lets you create, start and stop instances in the 'Google Cloud'. Support for preconfigured instances, with templates for common R needs.


googleComputeEngineR 0.1.0

  • Start, stop and restart VMs
  • Create instances using cloudinit
  • Browser based SSH
  • SSH from R
  • Metadata
  • Docker
  • Google container registry
  • VM templates
  • Future asynch cluster computing

Reference manual

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0.2.0 by Mark Edmondson, 4 months ago


Report a bug at https://github.com/cloudyr/googleComputeEngineR/issues

Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/googleComputeEngineR

Authors: Mark Edmondson [aut, cre], Scott Chamberlain [ctb], Winston Chang [ctb], Henrik Bengtsson [ctb], Jacki Novik [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

MIT + file LICENSE license

Imports assertthat, future, googleAuthR, httr, jsonlite, utils

Suggests covr, devtools, googleCloudStorageR, knitr, rmarkdown, testthat

Suggested by googleCloudStorageR.

See at CRAN