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Launcher Overview#

Note

The "Launcher" feature was introduced in RStudio Workbench 1.2 and is only available under named user licensing. RStudio Workbench 1.2 without Launcher is available under existing server-based licensing. For questions about using Launcher with RStudio Workbench, please contact sales@rstudio.com.

RStudio Workbench with Launcher allows you to run R sessions and background jobs on external cluster resource managers.

RStudio Workbench 1.2.5 and newer versions include plugins for running R sessions and background jobs on Kubernetes or Slurm clusters.

In addition to Kubernetes and Slurm, Launcher can be extended to work with other cluster resource managers using its pluggable architecture.

Using RStudio Workbench with Kubernetes#

Learn more about using RStudio Workbench with Kubernetes

Using RStudio Workbench with Slurm#

Learn more about using RStudio Workbench with Slurm