BioHPC Web Service
Web service is a convenient way of utilizing web-based services
without going through web pages. Web service layer has been added to
BioHPC quite recently and it enables job submission and control
through other clients, such as MS Excel or Perl scripts. Through web
services, BioHPC can be easily integrated with various software
platforms where it can be used as an application / computational
Convenient user interfaces other than web forms,
e.g. Excel – job submission with immediate results visualization and
Incorporate HPC applications in automated analysis
pipelines – especially important in the context of Next Generation
BioHPC resources available for command-line utilization,
local desktop application can fork its computing to a remote
cluster (or cloud) via BioHPC and then utilize results.
Example 1. BioHPC MS
We have developed BioHPC Excel ribbon
interacting with BioHPC site. Screenshots
below show its use to submit and visualize a MDIV job.
Example 2. MBF BLAST
access from MS Excel.