Here's a cloud image that the Galaxy team often uses for workshops:
On Jul 11, 2013, at 1:28 PM, Maddhi, Srinivas wrote:
> Hi Max,
> An alternative approach, in case that becomes necessary, would be to set
> up your own temporary instance of Galaxy in the Amazon Web Services (AWS)
> Cloud as described at http://wiki.galaxyproject.org/CloudMan.
> Another Cloud-based option: if interested in installing Galaxy on an
> auto-scaling HPC cluster in the AWS Cloud from the "command line", I can
> provide the instructions to do so. The instructions were designed to allow
> those with access to a browser on a Linux, Mac or Windows  system and
> minimal computing experience perform the installation. Time to get Galaxy
> up and running using this method is estimated at one to two hours.
> Good luck!
> 1. Will require installation of Putty or similar program for secure access
> to the AWS virtual machine,
> 2. Both options mentioned above could be overkill, although eminently
> feasible, if all you need is Galaxy running on a single server,
> 3. Additional options are listed at
> Srinivas Maddhi
> Senior Systems Administrator
> Iowa Institute for Human Genetics
> ITS Research Services, The University of Iowa
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Max Heiman <hei...@genetics.med.harvard.edu>
> Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013 9:16 AM
> To: "galaxy-...@bx.psu.edu" <galaxy-...@bx.psu.edu>
> Subject: [galaxy-dev] Short-term access to a galaxy server for teaching
>> We would like to use Galaxy to introduce genomic analysis in our
>> introductory graduate genetics course. Would anyone be willing to let us
>> "borrow" a server for two hours (9-11 am Boston time, Sept 25)?
>> The students will be uploading ~1M 30-bp reads, running QC and trimming
>> barcodes, using BOWTIE to align them to the yeast genome and then MACS to
>> call peaks. There will be about 40 users total. Each task runs quickly
>> on the public server, but we are concerned about the queue times when
>> dealing with a 90-min class.
>> Thank you for any help or advice,
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