ELIXIR Finland: Using clouds and VMs in bioinformatics training

Mon 23 May 2016, 09:00 to Wed 25 May 2016, 16:45
Keilaranta 14, Espoo, 02150, Finland

This international ELIXIR-EXCELERATE workshop enables bioinformatics trainers and infrastructure specialists to share their experiences and knowledge on using clouds, virtual machine (VM) images and Docker, and it brings everybody abreast with the full potential of these technologies.

This workshop introduces several cloud platforms from different countries, and bioinformatics trainers will gain hands-on experience in running VM images and Docker containers in them. The dialogue between bioinformatics trainers and infrastructure providers also allows the latter to gain valuable knowledge on the special needs that bioinformatics training poses.