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One of the most important capabilities in a scientific data ecosystem is a workflow management system. The tools in this space are growing rapidly and constantly improving. BioTeam is often asked to help assess, design, and adopt these workflow management systems in life sciences scenarios. Karl...

Image: Firing up a public cluster configured to deploy through a logging Squid proxy was the only way to discover all of the various Internet-based URls and endpoints that AWS Parallelcluster needs in order to successfully complete a full deployment.  AWS ParallelCluster Private Deployment in Hardened...

With re:Invent just two weeks away, the HPC team at AWS has released a new product they are calling ParallelCluster to replace their legacy, open-source project CfnCluster. BioTeam has been assembling and orchestrating SGE-based HPC clusters in EC2 for over 10 years, first with StarCluster, then...

In this post we'll dive into the technical details of how one can expose data in an iRODS zone as S3 object storage. What is Minio? - https://minio.io/ Minio is an open source object storage server with Amazon S3 compatible API. Build cloud-native applications portable across all major...

Chris has been delivering his "trends from the trenches" presentation at the BioIT World Conference & Expo since 2010 and the talk has evolved into a fairly popular annual tradition. The intent of the talk is to deliver a candid (and occasionally blunt) assessment of the best, the...

Using PIV smart cards for HHS VPN login with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Note: This entire post is basically google search bait designed to (hopefully) allow others struggling with the same issues to save a bit of time. Hope it helps! October 30, 2014 Update There is...

I recently presented at the annual Molecular Medicine Triconference in San Francisco, CA. This talk focused on horizontal and vertical scaling in the life sciences. Scaling Systems for Research Computing from adamkraut ...