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What's New in Oracle R Enterprise 1.3?

This section describes new features in releases of Oracle R Enterprise. It includes the following sections:

New Features for Release 1.3

Release 1.3 includes these new features:

Other changes:

New Features for Release 1.1

Release 1.1 includes these new features:

  • Support for IBM AIX: Oracle R Distribution and Oracle R Enterprise are supported on AIX 5.3 and higher.

  • Support for Solaris: Oracle R Distribution and Oracle R Enterprise are supported on 10 and higher for both 64-bit SPARC and 64-bit x386 (Intel) processors.

  • Use improved mathematics libraries in R

    You can now use the improved Oracle R Distribution with support for dynamically picking up either the Intel Math Kernel Library (MKL) or the AMD Core Math Library (ACML) with Oracle R Enterprise.

    On Solaris, Oracle R Distribution dynamically links with Oracle SUN performance library for high speed BLAS and LAPACK operations.

  • Server runs on Windows

    The Oracle R Enterprise Server now runs on 64-bit and 32-bit Windows operating systems.

  • Support for Oracle Wallet

    R scripts no longer need to have database authentication credentials in clear text. Oracle R Enterprise is integrated with Oracle Wallet for that purpose.

  • Improved installation

    The installation scripts have been improved with more prerequisite checks and detailed error messages. Error messages provide specific instructions on remedial actions.