Scripts and samples for using Grid Engine on Google Cloud Platform.
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The grid-computing-tools repo is intended to be a place for scripts and recipes for solving some very common issues, which typically fall under the category of "simple for a few files, hard for many files." Examples include:

  • I have many VCFs in Cloud Storage that I need to (de)compress
  • I have many VCFs in Cloud Storage that have something wrong with the header
  • I have many BAMs in Cloud Storage for which I need to compute index files

grid-computing-tools components

The primary components of the grid-computing-tools examples are:

The approach here is intended to provide a familiar environment to computational scientists who are accustomed to using Grid Engine to submit jobs to fixed-size clusters available at their research institution.

Available Tools

Documentation for the tools in this repo can be found at

The following tools are available: