Hi Alex & Enis,
Thanks very much!
I've only recently got VMware installed and am having a look at the NBIC VM
now. This is just the sort of thing I was looking for for quick start-up.
I've heard of the afgane project - it has been suggested to us that this
would be a good path to take for our local cloud. Is it specifically
designed for creating AMIs, or is it really for automated configuration and
On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 8:48 AM, Enis Afgan <eaf...@emory.edu> wrote:
> Hi Clare,
> Once you have a VM setup and accessible via ssh, you can also use our
> scripts for automated configuration and deployment of dependencies and
> tools. These scripts are used to setup Galaxy Cloud and they're targeted for
> Ubuntu 10.04 but should be applicable to other distributions as well. The
> scripts are available here:
> Good luck,
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 3:16 AM, Clare Sloggett <s...@unimelb.edu.au>wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I would like to set up Galaxy locally. At the moment, I'm just trying to
>> use it on my desktop (a Mac, OSX 10.6.7), but later we will want a local
>> server to play with.
>> Rather than install galaxy and then install all the tools it can use (and
>> deal with OSX issues for some of them), it seems simpler just to use a
>> virtual machine, since there are images which get regularly updated and come
>> with pretty much everything. Is there anything wrong with this approach?
>> I know there are Amazon EC2 images for Galaxy. So far as I know there are
>> not other kinds of images? So for using it on my desktop, I think my options
>> are either to run an EC2-compatible system locally, or to try to convert the
>> AMI to a VMWare or VirtualBox image. I was just wondering if anyone has
>> already tried either of these approaches?
>> Also, is it possible to get hold of the galaxy AMI files themselves?
>> Any advice welcome!
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