Launcher and Kubernetes#
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 email@example.com.
RStudio Workbench 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 Workbench 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 Workbench and Kubernetes?#
View the documentation for Integrating RStudio Workbench with Kubernetes
Want to use custom Docker images with Kubernetes?#
View the guide for Using Docker images with RStudio Workbench, Launcher, and Kubernetes
Want to learn more about RStudio Workbench and Kubernetes?#
Refer to the overview on Scaling RStudio Workbench with Kubernetes