Introduction to Cloud Computing for Genomics: Glossary

Key Points

Why of cloud computing
  • Cloud computing increases processing speed and efficiency

Logging onto Cloud
  • You can use one set of log-in credentials for many instances

  • Logging off an instance is not the same as turning off an instance

Fine tuning your Cloud Setup
  • Always check a new instance to verify it started correctly

  • Using a program like tmux can keep your work going even if your internet connection is bad

Which Cloud for my data?
  • Choose your cloud resource to best fit your budget and flexibility requirements