Microsoft

Microsoft

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An interface to container functionality in Microsoft's 'Azure' cloud: <https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/containers/>. Manage 'Azure Container Instance' (ACI), 'Azure Container Registry' (ACR) and 'Azure Kubernetes Service' (AKS) resources, push and pull images, and deploy services. On the client side, lightweight shells to the 'docker', 'kubectl' and 'helm' commandline tools are provided.

AzureRMR

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A lightweight but powerful R interface to the 'Azure Resource Manager' REST API. The package exposes classes and methods for 'OAuth' authentication and working with subscriptions and resource groups. It also provides functionality for creating and deleting 'Azure' resources and deploying templates. While 'AzureRMR' can be used to manage any 'Azure' service, it can also be extended by other packages to provide extra functionality for specific services.

AzureStor

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Manage storage in Microsoft's 'Azure' cloud: <https://azure.microsoft.com/services/storage>. On the admin side, 'AzureStor' includes features to create, modify and delete storage accounts. On the client side, it includes an interface to blob storage, file storage, and 'Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2': upload and download files and blobs; list containers and files/blobs; create containers; and so on. Authenticated access to storage is supported, via either a shared access key or a shared access signature (SAS).

AzureVM

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Functionality for working with virtual machines (VMs) in Microsoft's 'Azure' cloud: <https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/virtual-machines/>. Includes facilities to create, startup, shutdown, and cleanly delete VMs and VM clusters. With a running VM, execute scripts and install optional extensions. A selection of VM templates based on the 'Data Science Virtual Machine' (DSVM) is supplied; this allows fast and easy provisioning of a VM preinstalled with several software packages useful for data science. Alternatively, users can provide VM templates of their own.

foreach

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Support for the foreach looping construct. Foreach is an idiom that allows for iterating over elements in a collection, without the use of an explicit loop counter. This package in particular is intended to be used for its return value, rather than for its side effects. In that sense, it is similar to the standard lapply function, but doesn't require the evaluation of a function. Using foreach without side effects also facilitates executing the loop in parallel.

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Provides a formula interface for the 'glmnet' package for elasticnet regression, a method for cross-validating the alpha parameter, and other quality-of-life tools.