DataSHIELD server side base R library.

Branch dsBase status dsBaseClient status dsBaseClient tests
6.1 Tests
6.1.1 Tests
6.2 Tests



DataSHIELD is a software package which allows you to do non-disclosive federated analysis on sensitive data. Our website ( has in depth descriptions of what it is, how it works and how to install it. A key point to highlight is that DataSHIELD has a client-server infrastructure, so the dsBase package ( needs to be used in conjuction with the dsBaseClient package ( - trying to use one without the other makes no sense.

Detailed instructions on how to install DataSHIELD are at The code here is organised as:

Location What is it?
obiba CRAN Where you probably should install DataSHIELD from.
releases Stable releases.
master branch Mostly in sync with the latest release, changes rarely.