Category: "Other technology"

Comparing instance prices on the Amazon cloud

April 13th, 2017
As the largest cloud computing company¬†Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers various options to use compute-power¬†on a "as-needed" basis. You can choose what size and type of machine, what number of machines - and you can choose a price model where you are… more »

Version Control with Perforce on the Command-line

April 19th, 2012
Besides the visual client, the version control system Perforce can be operated through the command line (unix prompt or windows Dos window) and therefor be controlled through other programs like MatLab: [status, result] = dos(p4command); more »

mySQL Data Types

March 6th, 2009
Ty p e S i z e D e s c r i p t i o n CHAR[Length] Length bytes A fixed-length field from 0 to 255 characte… more »

Sanger Web-Proxy

November 20th, 2008
If you work at the Welcome Trust Sanger Institute and would like to browse web pages at home the same way you do at work, here is how to set it up: You need an ssh login, open a terminal window and connect like this ssh -L3128:webcache.sanger.ac.… more »

Subversion Notes

August 6th, 2008
Subversion (svn) is an open-source version control system like the Concurrent Versions System (cvs). It's home is here: http://subversion.apache.org/ Checking out a repository svn co svn+ssh://cvs.internal.sanger.ac.uk/repos/svn/gencode Add… more »