DNASTAR

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 Medium Virtual Desktop
CPU:
4 core CPU (3.25 EC2 compute units each)
RAM:
15 GB
Storage:
500 GB (50 GB data drive, 50 GB results drive, 400 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:
    16 cores in 2 CPUs (88 EC2 compute units total)
    RAM:
    60.5 GB
    Storage:
    4.25 TB (500 GB data drive, 500 GB results drive, 3.25 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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