Interactive Workstations

The Cloud Workstation App and the CWIC (Cloud Workstation in Container) App set up a job allowing you to SSH into the worker running the job and use the worker as a workstation in the cloud.

Cloud Workstation


Work within the DNAnexus app execution environment (AEE)

Work within a docker container integrated with dockerhub and quay

SSH into AEE

SSH into Docker container

Access files on DNAnexus through dx download

Access files on DNAnexus through the filesystem interface based on dxFUSE

Build and debug DNAnexus native apps

Scale out your interactive analysis on DNAnexus with a single command

Cloud workstation environment can be customized with a DNAnexus-hosted snapshot

CWIC restarts in the latest saved docker environment for a given project

Save your work environment in a portable Docker container that can run on your laptop, your HPC cluster or in a WDL workflow

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