Hi Peter

It's going to be one big machine, running both Galaxy server and the jobs.
It's going to be a multi-process configuration. If that idea is terribly
bad please let me know so I can give back the feedback.

De novo assembly can also be for the human/mouse genome.


2013/9/11 Peter Cock <p.j.a.c...@googlemail.com>

> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 1:03 PM, Nikos Sidiropoulos
> <nikos.sid...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have a couple of questions regarding a server setup dedicated on
> Galaxy.
> >
> > The idea is to buy a 64 core 256GB RAM server. From my experience I
> believe
> > that Galaxy will be able to scale up to 64 cpu's but I would like some
> more
> > feedback on this. Also, is 4GB RAM per CPU core enough for NGS data?
> > (including de-novo assembly)
> >
> > Bests,
> > Nikos
> Hi Nikos,
> Is this going to be one server both for running Galaxy (which
> needs fairly low resources) and running jobs for Galaxy,
> like de novo assemblies (which need high resources)?
> i.e. You have one big machine only, no cluster?
> For de novo assembly the RAM per core/CPU isn't important,
> it is the total RAM on the machine. How much RAM you
> need depends on which assembler you use, the organism
> (both size and also complexity) and the volume of data.
> What you've described should be fine for bacterial assemblies
> and smaller eukaryotes - beyond that you'll need to give
> more details.
> Peter
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