January 2014 CloudMan Release
We just released an update to Galaxy CloudMan. CloudMan offers 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
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 2.3 (ami-a7dbf6ce)
- Made multi-process Galaxy the default option for running Galaxy with CloudMan.
- Automatically toggle master as job execution host or not when workers are present.
- 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_urlallowing a file system to be downloaded at cluster launch; also made it possible to use transient disk for this.
- Added tagging support for OpenStack instances (requires OpenStack Havana release).
- Galaxy Reports app now starts by default on Galaxy type clusters; it is accessible on
- Added AWS new High I/O instance types.
proFTPdservice for managing the application; fixes occasional issues with FTP connectivity
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 removed too.
TMPDIRenv var to point to a dir on (Galaxy's) data file system.
- Generalize support for finding
libcon newer Ubuntu platforms. Allows CloudMan to run on Ubuntu 13.04 and tries to be future compatible with new minor releases of
libc(thanks Brad Chapman).
- Numerous fixes, see commit log for details.
For more details on the new features, see the the CHANGELOG and for even more details see, all 103 commit messages from 4 contributors.
Enjoy and please let us know what you think,