Oqtans: the RNA-seq workbench in the cloud for complete and reproducible quantitative transcriptome analysis. – PubMed – NCBI

July 21, 2015

http://Oqtans.org: RNAseq…in the cloud by @gxr http://bioinformatics.oxfordjournals.org/content/30/9/1300.long Distributing a tool in many ways: AMI, GIT, Galaxy workflow, &c
Nice illustration how to distribute a tool in many forms —

AMI, GIT, Galaxy workflow + more.

* Sreedharan et al. Oqtans: the RNA-seq workbench in the cloud for
complete and reproducible quantitative transcriptome analysis.

The authors describe an open source transcriptome analysis software
package, Oqtans. The package contains a variety of existing analysis
tools (from short-read alignment, transcript quantification and
expression analysis) assembled into a comprehensive workflow. The
package can be either run locally or as a virtual machine in the cloud
using the AWS. One innovative feature is the availability of comparing
the efficiency of the integrated tools on the same data set. Oqtans is
a highly modular software package that can be easily extended. It also
offers the possibility to create customized workflows based on the
integrated tools available.