*We just released an update to Galaxy CloudMan
an easy way to get a personal and completely functional instance of Galaxy
in the cloud in just a few minutes, without any manual configuration.
*This update brings a large number of updates and new features, the most
prominent ones being:*
On AWS, updated galaxy (snap-69893175) and galaxyIndices (snap-4b20f451)
file system snapshots, which include the Nov 4, 2013 Galaxy release as well
as a significant number of Galaxy tools updates and additions. Tool
installations from the Tool Shed work as expected.
Updated the AWS AMI: *Galaxy CloudMan
<https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/CloudMan> 2.3* (ami-a7dbf6ce)
Made multi-process Galaxy the default option for running Galaxy with
- Automatically toggle master as job execution host or not when workers
Added support for attaching external Gluster based filesystems + the
ability to init clusters off gluster/nfs volumes when so configured in
Added support for creating a volume based on an archive_url allowing a
file system to be downloaded at cluster launch; also made it possible to
use transient disk for this.
Added tagging support for OpenStack <http://openstack.org/> instances
(requires OpenStack Havana release).
Galaxy Reports app now starts by default on Galaxy type clusters; it is
accessible on<instance IP>/reports/ URL.
- Added AWS new High I/O instance types.
Created proFTPd service for managing the application; fixes occasional
issues with FTP connectivity
Updated admin_users (in Admin) form data-prefill and explanatory text to
indicate correctly that this form now sets all admin users, instead of
appending to the existing list.
- Included cluster name into the page title.
- Explicitly indicate that upon cluster deletion shared clusters get
Added TMPDIR env var to point to a dir on (Galaxy's) data file system.
Generalize support for finding libc on newer Ubuntu platforms. Allows
CloudMan <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/CloudMan> to run on Ubuntu
13.04 and tries to be future compatible with new minor releases of
- Numerous fixes, see commit log for details.
For more details on the new features, see the the
for even more details see, *all 103 commit messages
Enjoy and please let us know what you think,
Enis Afgan <https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/EnisAfgan> and Dannon
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