Hosting and deployment

When it's time to put your Shiny app on the web, you can choose to deploy on your own servers or on our hosting service.

Deploy to the cloud

Host your Shiny apps on the web in minutes with It is easy to use, secure, and scalable. No hardware, installation, or annual purchase contract required. Free and paid options available.

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Deploy on-premises (open source)

Shiny Server

Deploy your Shiny apps and interactive documents on-premises with open source Shiny Server, which offers features such as multiple apps on a single server and deployment of apps behind firewalls.

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Deploy on-premises (commercial)

We have two commercially licensed platforms for deploying on-premises. They are both designed for maximum scalability and security, and they offer authentication and monitoring features.

Shiny Server Pro

Deploy your apps on-premises with Shiny Server Pro, which offers a controlled production environment with the security, control, and support that workgroups and enterprises need. Shiny Server Pro supports a variety of password authentication schemes and a centralized management console for all your apps.

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RStudio Connect

New publishing platform for the work your teams create in R. With RStudio Connect, you can share Shiny applications, R Markdown reports, dashboards, plots, and more in one convenient place with push-button publishing from the RStudio IDE. Features include scheduled execution of reports and flexible security policies to bring the power of data science to your entire enterprise.

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See here for a comparison of RStudio's hosting and deployment options for Shiny. If you have any questions about which product is the right fit for you, please email