Launcher and Kubernetes

Launcher is a new feature of RStudio Server Pro 1.2 that is only available under named user licensing. RStudio Server Pro 1.2 without Launcher is available under existing server-based licensing. For questions about using Launcher with RStudio Server Pro, please contact sales@rstudio.com.


Overview #

RStudio Server Pro 1.2 and newer versions include a Kubernetes plugin for running R sessions and background jobs in Docker containers on Kubernetes.

Architecture and Network Access #

RStudio Server Pro can be configured with Launcher and Kubernetes using the following architecture and network communication paths:

Launcher spawns R sessions and background jobs via the Kubernetes API and uses NFS for project storage.

Ready to get started with RStudio Server Pro and Kubernetes? #

View the documentation for Integrating RStudio Server Pro with Kubernetes

Want to use custom Docker images with Kubernetes? #

View the guide for Using Docker images with RStudio Server Pro, Launcher, and Kubernetes

Want to learn more about RStudio Server Pro and Kubernetes? #

Refer to the overview on Scaling RStudio Server Pro with Kubernetes

Refer to the FAQ for RStudio Server Pro with Launcher and Kubernetes