Academic Cloud:
Commercial Cloud:
Summary:Run Galaxy inside the secure AnVIL environment on Google Cloud Platform.


  • AnVIL moves Galaxy analysis to the cloud and provides integrated access to the large biological data sets there.
  • AnVIL is a FISMA-Moderate environment where researchers can perform analysis on personally identifiable data.
  • Each researcher (or group) launches their own instance of Galaxy running within the AnVIL framework, and on Google Cloud Platform.
  • AnVIL brings together Terra, Gen3, Dockstore, Galaxy, Bioconductor, and Jupyter into one integrated analysis platform.

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  • AnVIL is classified as both an academic cloud and a commercial cloud platform. It is definitely a research cloud platform (funded by NHGRI), but it is built on a commercial cloud platform and is a pay-per-use platform.