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This page helps you to install, configure and running Cloudgene.


You will need the following things properly installed on your computer.


  • Docker
  • MySQL Server
  • Hadoop: Step by step tutorials about the installation of Hadoop can be found on this page.

Download and Installation

Download the latest version from our download page using the following commands:

  • mkdir cloudgene
  • cd cloudgene
  • curl -s | bash

Test the installation with the following command:

./cloudgene version

Now you are ready to start Cloudgene and install applications.

Docker image

We provide a Docker image to get a full-working Cloudgene instance in minutes without any installation. After the successful installation of Docker, all you need to do is:

docker run -d -p 8080:80 genepi/cloudgene

After about 1 minute you are able to access your Cloudgene instance on http://localhost:8080. Please use username admin and password admin1978 to login.

You can now install applications and submit jobs.

Manual installation

All releases are also available on Github.