Could anybody answer my previous following questions one more week ago?
On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 8:52 PM, Yan Luo <luoma...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Dannon,
> Thanks for your response. I will discuss with our manager to see if we can
> do sth. We want to find some solutions for our PIs. AS you mentioned.
> Option 1: main.g2.bx.psu.edu, it is more stable, and recommended by you.
> Option 2: test.bx.psu.edu, it provides more tools and data, is very much
> for testing and breaking and shouldn't be used without acknowledging that
> Option 1 and 2 are free for us (NIH), are they?
> Option3: From other vendors, such as "amazon" :
> http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing/ , it is not free. But it provides more
> Option 4: local installation, where is the official download source(link
> and installation)?
> Option5: Cloud installation, do you have any more detailed information
> regarding supporting hardware and software?
> Best Wishes,
> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 8:26 PM, Dannon Baker <dannonba...@me.com> wrote:
>> 1. Right now, we host and you can use usegalaxy.org ( main.g2.bx.psu.edu),
>> test.bx.psu.edu. Main will be the most reliable server and what we
>> recommend you use, but test has a few beta tools that aren't available on
>> main yet. That said, test.g2.bx.psu.edu is very much for testing and
>> breaking and shouldn't be used without acknowledging that.
>> 2. A local galaxy instance is hosted locally, on your server(s). If you
>> have a local compute cluster or even a single beefy server that you can
>> access and use, this is free, but comes with the caveat that you actually
>> run and administer your own servers, install required tools, etc. A cloud
>> galaxy instance is hosted on Amazon EC2, and comes with most tools and many
>> common indices installed and preconfigured. The downside to this is that
>> it does cost money ( http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing/ ) to run EC2
>> instances based on your needs. There's a lot more I can point out if
>> you're interested in running your own galaxy in the cloud, but I would
>> tentatively suggest that you experiment with our main galaxy server at
>> usegalaxy.org, and potentially migrate to a local and/or cloud solution
>> as your analysis needs demand.
>> On Nov 7, 2011, at 6:33 PM, Yan Luo wrote:
>> > Hi, Nate,
>> > How are you? Last week our director attended a meeting at New York and
>> got some information from you. I just visited your homepage "
>> http://galaxy.psu.edu/" he mentioned. We have some question to "Use
>> Galaxy" and "Get Galaxy". We want to figure out how our PIs at NIH can use
>> them. Do you have any information regarding the 2 above issues? for
>> example, slides, introduction, and links, etc.
>> > 1. Which servers are available for users to use right now? Are they
>> free? Is there any restriction? for example, file size, speed, etc.
>> > 2. Is there any difference between "local version" and "cloud version"?
>> What are they different and benefits?
>> > Please let me know if you have any suggestion.
>> > Best Wishes,
>> > Yan
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