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Genocloud provides:

  • Free access to a private cloud instance for research experiments (NOT production systems).
  • EC2 interface and S3 storage
  • Web based administration
  • Predefined images and templates for automatic setup
  • Root access using a personal SSH key
  • Images for quick and automatic Grid Engine, Hadoop or workflows deployments

 


Genocloud features:

  • Automatic HTTP proxy to your virtual machines
  • Persistent shared directory
  • CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu and Fedora images ready for use
  • Specialized images for Next Generation Sequencing, Proteomics, Imaging, etc.
  • Galaxy images configured with GUGGO toolshed
  • Create your own VMs or templates

 


With Xgrid, one click from a:

  • Hadoop cluster
  • Sun Grid engine cluster
  • CHEF cookbook installation
  • Workflow orchestrator (ManBand)

 


Important

You have to DELETE (not shutdown) your Virtual Machine when you’ve done with it. Each machine in running / off status take resources that could be use by other Genocloud users.