Hi Ravi,

Yes of course.. it should all be finished by 8th December so if I forget
please feel free to ask me about the details after that!

Cheers,
Clare
On Nov 17, 2011 3:27 PM, "Clare Sloggett" <s...@unimelb.edu.au> wrote:

> Hi all (especially Enis :) ),
>
> We are planning to use Amazon (Galaxy CloudMan) to run a workshop for
> about 50 people. We won't need to transfer any data during the
> workshop, but need the virtual cluster to be reasonably responsive and
> cope with:
> a) the load on the front end
> b) the workshop participants each trying to run a bwa alignment - at
> the moment each alignment would be of about 2.8M reads, but we could
> cut it down
> c) any other scalability issues I may not have thought of?
>
> I wanted to ask if anyone has used CloudMan for a similar purpose, or
> has an understanding, based on running a Galaxy cluster, of any
> problems we might encounter? I can add enough nodes to the cluster on
> the day to cope with the computational load (I assume) but I'm not
> sure if I should be expecting any other problems.
>
> Is the size of the node (e.g. Amazon's 4-core vs 8-core nodes) very
> important? I can scale out by adding more nodes, but should I be
> concerned about the capacity of the master node which handles the
> traffic?
>
> Also, is there any sensible way for me to test it in advance (in terms
> of the user load)?
>
> Many thanks for any advice!
>
> Clare
>
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> E: s...@unimelb.edu.au
> P: 03 903 53357
> M: 0414 854 759
>
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