Hopefully Ross' email helped - it's sometimes difficult for us to know
how easily people adapt Galaxy for their own use, outside of our public
Michael Rusch wrote:
How does Galaxy scale? Does anybody have experience with scaling to
thousands of datasets, or working with datasets in the hundreds of
Our public sites are up to hundreds of thousands of datasets, ranging in
sizes up to a few gigs. The caveats Ross listed apply, with respect to
moving data around, so a good cluster infrastructure is important with
We have traditionally done most of our work using a MySQL backend. I
haven't (yet) received the green light from our sysadmin to install
Postgres, and I'm wondering if anybody has any experience running on
MySQL. Is it possible? Are there pitfalls?
We do indeed test all of our builds on SQLite (the default database, but
not recommended outside of development), Postgres, and MySQL.
Has anybody by any chance implemented support for condor as a job
No, only TORQUE/PBS and Sun Grid Engine. Galaxy's job runner is modular
and can support any number of configurable job runners, though.