Where should I install RStudio Package Manager? What server specifications do you recommend?


RStudio Package Manager can be installed on a physical server, cloud instance, virtual machine, or a long-living Docker container with persistent storage. RStudio Package Manager is supported on most Linux distributions, specifically listed in the installation section of the admin guide.

RStudio Package Manager requires 2 GB of RAM. Normally, RStudio Package Manager fetches data lazily and requires 100+ GB of disk storage. For air-gapped networks, all CRAN data must be downloaded up front which requires 200 GB of disk storage.