Category archives: New Features

Announcement of new features provided by BioHPC.

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New Module Information Browser

The module information browser is now live. This page provides basic information on the modules that have been installed on our BioHPC cluster, workstations and thin-clients - including their version, path and a brief introduction.

These modules are divided into categories by their functionality, users can look up related software tools which may help them in ...

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R Upgraded to 3.2.1

R Upgraded to 3.2.1

R version 3.2.1 is now available on the nucleus cluster and via rstudio.biohpc.swmed.edu

This is the latest release of R, from June 2015 and has been built with optimizations for our systems to dramatically speed up linear algebra operations.

A selection of common packages is available. Email biohpc-help@utsouthwestern.edu ...

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NGS Pipeline and Galaxy Server

NGS Pipeline and Galaxy Server

BioHPC now provides an easy-to use NGS pipeline for RNA-Seq analysis, as well as a Galaxy server.

The BioHPC NGS Pipeline is a simple web-based data analysis pipeline developed in collaboration with CRI. Currently implements an RNA-Seq differential expression workflow.

Galaxy is a powerful web-based system for designing and running data analysis workflows using many ...

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RStudio - New Service

RStudio - New Service

BioHPC now provides an RStudio service at http://rstudio.biohpc.swmed.edu

RStudio provides a comprehensive yet easy-to use environment for developing scripts in the popular R statistical language. A wide range of R packages are pre-installed. The RStudio service is an ideal place to run smaller analyses, and develop workflows for large datasets which ...

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webGUI - GUI Cluster Sessions via the web.

webGUI - GUI Cluster Sessions via the web.

We are pleased to be able to introduce webGUI sessions to the BioHPC user portal.

webGUI allows you to launch a GUI job on a single 64GB cluster node and access it through your web browser. You can use the session via any modern web browser, without needing a VNC client.

The BioHPC team continues ...

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