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Options for using Galaxy


Dave Clements, Anthony Bretaudeau, Anne Pajon, Nicola Soranzo


last_modification Last modification: Jul 9, 2021

Options for using Galaxy

Options for using Galaxy

Galaxy is available in many ways, each with different configurations and capabilities

Here are some options

Speaker Notes

Many workshops use Galaxy instances that go away once the workshop is done. This deck lists options for using Galaxy outside of a training context.

Public Galaxy Servers

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Public Galaxy Servers

  1. General purpose genomics servers
  2. Domain specific servers
    Can be specific to:
    • Research methods: ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, repeats, …
    • Organisms: Pathogens, phage, rice, poplars (!), …
    • Non-genomic domains: image analysis, social science, natural language processing, …
  3. Tool servers
    • Host specific tools to make them easy to access and run

Complete list:

Semi-public Galaxy services

Access based on geography or community membership

Geography Resource
Australia Genomics Virtual Lab (GVL)
Canada GenAP
Norway Norwegian e-Infrastructure for Life Sciences (NeLS)
US Jetstream

Complete list:


Public clouds via CloudLaunch

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CloudLaunch / CloudMan instances

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CloudMan enables you to statically or dynamically scale compute power

Docker (and maybe other appliances?)

Stuff about docker…

Run your own Galaxy locally

Commercial support

Which Galaxy instance to use?

Thank you!

This material is the result of a collaborative work. Thanks to the Galaxy Training Network and all the contributors! Galaxy Training Network This material is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.