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DNASTAR Cloud Technical Reqirements and Specifications

To access DNASTAR Cloud, please use one of our recommended browsers. Depending on how your license is set up, you may have access to multiple virtual desktop types on the DNASTAR Cloud. Please see the tables below for details about virtual desktop specifications and recommended workflows.

 

Recommended Browsers: Firefox and Chrome

 

Specifications for Small Virtual Desktop
CPU:
2.5 GHz Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 (Ivy Bridge) processor, 2 core CPU
RAM:
15 GB
Storage:
30 GB (30 GB data/results drive)
Recommended Project Types:
  • Cloning and primer design
  • Sanger sequence assembly
  • Multiple sequence alignment and phylogenetic analysis
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    Specifications for Medium Virtual Desktop
    CPU:
    2.5 GHz Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 (Ivy Bridge) processor, 4 core CPU
    RAM:
    30.5 GB
    Storage:
    900 GB (50 GB data drive, 50 GB results drive, 800 GB temporary storage)
    Recommended Project Types:
  • Reference-guided assembly of exomes and transcriptomes/RNA-Seq
  • Reference-guided and de novo assembly of genomes less than 1 Gbp in length (for example, Escherichia coli)
  • ChIP-Seq and miRNA alignment and analysis
  • Visualization and analysis of genome assemblies
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    Specifications for Large Virtual Desktop
    CPU:
    2.5 GHz Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 (Ivy Bridge) processor, 16 cores in 2 CPUs
    RAM:
    122 GB
    Storage:
    4 TB (500 GB data drive, 500 GB results drive, 3 TB temporary storage)
    Recommended Project Types:
  • Reference-guided assemblies of genomes greater than 1 Gbp in length
  • De novo assembly of genomes and transcriptomes
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