Hi, Dannon,

Thanks for your response. I just tried "test.bx.psu.edu", but it was not
available. Could you please double check the address?

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,

Yan

On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 3:53 PM, Dannon Baker <dannonba...@me.com> wrote:

> Yan, sorry, I lost track of this email.  For future reference, try to keep
> the list cc'd instead of just replying to individuals, that way 1) we can
> track the status of requests in our ticketing system without losing track,
> and 2) other people can pitch in and help answer.
>
> 1&2) Yes, we provide galaxy for free at those addresses.
>
> 3) Amazon is not free, but there are some tools that are very resource
> intensive, which we don't host on our public servers, but are included on
> the cloud install.
>
> 4) Please see getgalaxy.org for full documentation, but the distribution
> is available on bitbucket, https://bitbucket.org/galaxy/galaxy-dist/
>
> 5) I'm not sure what you're asking here.  The hardware is provided by
> amazon, and various options are available depending on what your needs are
> and what you want to pay.  For example, if you wanted to do large
> alignments, you would choose an instance with lots of memory available.
>  See their pricing page which I linked you for more details.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Dannon
>
>
> On Nov 15, 2011, at 2:23 PM, Yan Luo wrote:
>
> > Could anybody answer my previous following questions one more week ago?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Yan
> >
> > 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
> tools.
> >
> > 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,
> >
> > Yan
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 8:26 PM, Dannon Baker <dannonba...@me.com> wrote:
> > Yan,
> >
> > 1.  Right now, we host and you can use usegalaxy.org (
> main.g2.bx.psu.edu ), and 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.eduis 
> 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.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Dannon
> >
> > 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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