Home Transferring Data to Galaxy for Processing

Launching Galaxy / Alveo

You can access the Galaxy server from the link in the menu bar on the Alveo site, or just enter the URL http://galaxy.alveo.edu.au/ directly.

To work with Alveo data on Galaxy, use the Alveo tools to transfer item lists and documents to the Galaxy server. The main tools you will need to use are:

  • Store Alveo API Key – stores your API key so that other tools can use it
  • Import Item List Names Retrieves the list of Item Lists from Alveo

  • Get Item URLs for Item List Retrieves Item URLs from an Alveo Item List

  • Get Alveo Data for Items Downloads files from the items in an Galaxy list of items

The following video shows how to use these tools to get a set of files uploaded to Galaxy.

Galaxy Operation Basics

Mostly, Galaxy operation is out of scope for this Help. However, there are a few simple tips included here to get you started.

To see Galaxy’s own Help pages…Accessing the Galaxy Help
To see some basic operation instructions for the main Galaxy screen…Getting Started with Galaxy
To see a quick guide to creating a Galaxy workflow…Galaxy Workflows
To see instructions for loading data files into Galaxy / Alveo directly from your computer…Uploading Data Files from Your Computer