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CloudOS is an alternative method for accessing some Genomics England data. Accessing CloudOS requires separate registration. You can get to CloudOS in a separate research environment, known as Cloud-RE, or in the main RE.

CloudOS is a platform provided by LifeBit and provides a number of tools for working with the data.

CloudOS access

If you have registered for CloudOS access, you can use in two ways:

  • From within the main RE. Click on the icon from the desktop.

  • From the CloudRE. This is a separate Amazon Workspace. If you have registered, you will have been sent the registration code. We will be decommissioning this in future, and will provide you with sufficient notice before this happens.

CloudOS registration

CloudOS requires separate registration, please contact us to request access.

The CloudOS platform

CloudOS is an application provided by LifeBit, which allows you to access and analyse GEL data on the Cloud.

CloudOS allows you to:

Documentation on the CloudOS application is provided by LifeBit. You will need to request access to the CloudOS documentation via Service Desk.

CloudOS documentation

Data available in CloudOS

You can access the 100kGP and COVID-19 data in CloudOS.

CloudOS data documentation

Sharing data and results between CloudOS and the RE

If you are working with CloudOS, you can transfer files between CloudOS and the workspace.

Export from Cloud-RE

The other application available in the Cloud-RE is Airlock, which you can use to export the results of your analyses in the same way as you would from the RE.

Airlock documentation