ELIXIR PT Computing Services

The BioData.pt computing infrastructure is provided by Portuguese academic institutions, with complementary services hosted at the Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services.
It is managed by INESC-ID and includes:

  • Creation of virtual machines in OpenStack-based Cloud Services
  • Deployment of instances running our VM images. Our service is free of charge for academic Portuguese research projects.
  • Deployment and management of instances at Google Cloud, or any other OpenStack platform, running biocomputing software for a fee.

The computing infrastructure is provided at the following institutions:

BioData.pt offers the option to set up a virtual machine with preconfigured bioinformatics software. The following virtual machine images are available:

Image Description
GVL Genomics Virtual Lab  image fitted with its base flavour.
Docker Galaxy The Galaxy Docker Image is an easy distributable full-fledged Galaxy installation, that can be used for testing, teaching and presenting new tools and features.
IGC's Galaxy A snapshot of IGC's Galaxy installation.

Request a Virtual Machine

To request a virtual machine to host a service, please fill in the following form:

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Any publications derived from the usage of virtual machines provided by BioData.pt should be accompanied by the appropriate acknowledgements to both BioData.pt and INCD.

  • INCD acknowledgement : "This work was produced with the support of INCD funded by FCT and FEDER under the project 22153-01/SAICT/2016"
  • BioData.pt acknowledgment: "This work was produced with the support of BioData.pt – Infraestrutura Portuguesa de Dados Biológicos refª 22231/01/SAICT/2016, funded by Portugal 2020. "
Platform
-Compute
Name
Mário Gaspar da Silva
Email
mjs@inesc-id.pt

Responsible organization

EDAM Topic

Acknowledgement: "This work was produced with the support of INCD funded by FCT and FEDER under the project 22153-01/SAICT/2016" and "This work was produced with the support of BioData.pt – Infraestrutura Portuguesa de Dados Biológicos refª 22231/01/SAICT/2016, funded by Portugal 2020. "