I am using RStudio (free version) in Google Cloud.
I created a VM instance using the Docker image rocker/ml, and it is working fine. However, if I create a new folder in RStudio or upload a file, it has vanished next time I start the VM instance.
Also, if I install any R packages , they disappear as well.
Is there any way to preserve such changes across stopping and starting instances?
I am new to the cloud, so any advice appreciated.