googleComputeEngineR provides an R interface to the Google Cloud Compute Engine API, for launching virtual machines.
It looks to make the deployment of cloud resources for R as painless as possible, and includes some special templates to launch R-specific resources such as RStudio, Shiny, and OpenCPU with a few lines from your local R session.
Quick startup - Creating an RStudio server VM
Configure a Google Cloud Project with billing (see setup)
Download a service acount key JSON file
Put your default project, zone and JSON file location in your .Renviron