Galaxy is available in several different ways.
You can install your own local instance of Galaxy. See Get Galaxy for details on how to do this.
Alternatively, you can run a full-fledged Galaxy installation using a Docker Image.
The Galaxy Platform Directory lists over 100 publicly accessible ways to use Galaxy. This includes publicly accessible Galaxy servers on the web, academic and commercialcloud services, and locally (and easily) deployable containers and virtual machines.
Get a dedicated server pre-configured with a fully operational Galaxy instance. SlipStream Galaxy minimizes the IT burden of running and maintaining your own local instance with pre-installed analysis tools, pre-loaded datasets, automatic software updates, and a high-performance infrastructure designed to handle computationally intensive analysis tasks. Visit the SlipStream Appliance: Galaxy Edition website for pricing and other details.
Your choices depends upon your needs. Here are the options depending on what you need:
|Your data sets are moderately sized||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||?|
|Your computational requirements are moderate||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||?|
|You want to share your Galaxy objects with others||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||?|
|All needed tools are installed on Main.||Yes||?||Yes||Yes||?|
|Your data sets are very large||No||?||Yes||Yes||?|
|Your computational requirements are very large||No||?||Yes||Yes||?|
|You have absolute data security requirements||No||Yes||Yes||Yes||?|
|No network transfer of data||No||Yes||No||Yes||No|