Bioinformatics and Virtual Machines
Introduction: What are Virtual Machines?
- We introduce the concept of the virtual machine, what they can be used for and the advantages and disadvantages of using them.
Why use a Virtual machine and what is it?
Fetching and installing the VM software
Getting Virtualbox Book
Over to you - Installing Virtualbox Assignment
Downloading & installing Bioinformatics VMs
Obtaining virtual machines Book
Create a Virtual Machine Assignment
Getting cosy - making the VM play nice with Windows
Installing Guest additions Book
Configuring shared folders Book
Going forward with your virtual machines
- Giving linux VM more diskspace & cloning
More advanced topics in using Virtualbox
- What have we learned about Virtual machines for Bioinformatics?
Keywords: VM, IFR, Institute of Food Research, Quadram Institute, Bioinformatics
Difficulty level: Beginner