April 2020 - Setting Up Nextflow and AWS Batch
By: Kelsey Florek
Amazon Web Services Batch is a service that allows users to submit jobs to job queues while specifying the application to be run and compute resources that are needed by the job. Working in concert with Nextflow, AWS Batch can be configured to run Nextflow processes in defined compute environments minimizing the cost of cloud resources.
March 2020 - Connecting Remotely to Cloud Instances
By: Joel Sevinsky
Many people already know how to connect to their VMs through putty of MobaXterm, but the Google Chrome Browser provides a very nice service called “Chrome Remote Desktop” which allows for a fast and secure GUI connection to your VMs. Here is a short video showing you how to set up Chrome Remote Desktop on your VM.