The R Stats Package

To access the default version of R on the HEC, simply type the command:

module add R

R can now be invoked in your session by simply typing R.

Using the module’s primary name on its own will result in the defalt version of R being used. To see what other versions of R are currently available, type:

module avail R

See the Using environment modules on the HEC page for more details on the module command.

A sample batch job script for R

R batch jobs may be run by creating a batch job control script (for instance, called like the following:


#SBATCH -p serial
#SBATCH -J myRjob
#SBATCH --mem=1G

source /etc/profile
module add R

Rscript myscript.R

where myscript.R is the name of the file containing the R script you want to run. The job script is then submitted for running by typing:


Further Reading

The R Home Page