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* An SSH account that provides basic shell functions, your own crontab, and access to your HTTP directory
* An SSH account that provides basic shell functions, your own crontab, and access to your HTTP directory
* A Web site for your project:
* A Web site for your project:
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** Multiple URLs:<blockquote>'' <nowiki>http://bioinformatics.org/&lt;yourproject&gt; </nowiki>''</blockquote>
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** URL: ''<nowiki>http://bioinformatics.org/&lt;yourproject&gt; </nowiki>''
** Domain name hosting (mapping to our server)
** Domain name hosting (mapping to our server)
** Apache mods, SSL, PHP4, Perl, Python and CGI support
** Apache mods, SSL, PHP4, Perl, Python and CGI support
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* Full read/write access to your own FTP directory, available anonymously to the outside world
* Full read/write access to your own FTP directory, available anonymously to the outside world
* An email address for yourself:
* An email address for yourself:
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** Multiple addresses:<blockquote>''<yourname>@bioinformatics.org''</blockquote>
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** Address: ''<nowiki><yourname>@bioinformatics.org</nowiki>''
** IMAP4 access
** IMAP4 access
** Or alias the addresses to your current address
** Or alias the addresses to your current address
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Bioinformatics.Org currently runs an earlier version of the SourceForge system, but we distinguish ourselves in the following ways:
Bioinformatics.Org currently runs an earlier version of the SourceForge system, but we distinguish ourselves in the following ways:
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* Our focus is entirely on bioinformatics: We have about 20,000 members, making Bioinformatics.Org the largest international association in the field of bioinformatics.
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* Our focus is entirely on bioinformatics: We have tens of thousands of members with an interest in bioinformatics, making Bioinformatics.Org the largest international association in the field.
* We host Web-based, server-side software, including PHP support and CGI support for Python, Perl and binary Linux executables (C/C++, etc.).
* We host Web-based, server-side software, including PHP support and CGI support for Python, Perl and binary Linux executables (C/C++, etc.).
* We host Web-based databases, including MySQL and PostgreSQL support.
* We host Web-based databases, including MySQL and PostgreSQL support.
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* Shell account use is not limited to software development.
* Shell account use is not limited to software development.
* Storage has no hard limit. We even host CD/DVD ISOs.
* Storage has no hard limit. We even host CD/DVD ISOs.
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* Users have IMAP4, in addition to shell-level, access to email (webmail coming soon).
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* Users have POP3, IMAP4 and shell-level access to email (webmail coming).
* We can accommodate special needs, because we are smaller and can keep track of members more easily. We also have much less traffic to bog down access.
* We can accommodate special needs, because we are smaller and can keep track of members more easily. We also have much less traffic to bog down access.
* Bioinformatics.Org is non-profit, and even our resources are open-source.
* Bioinformatics.Org is non-profit, and even our resources are open-source.
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* [[Hosting documentation]]
* [[Hosting documentation]]
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* [[Hosting software]]

Latest revision as of 00:22, 9 July 2011

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Why choose the Bioinformatics Organization?

The Bioinformatics Organization is an international organization that promotes open-access in the field of bioinformatics by providing free and open resources for research, development and education so that such resources can be further developed. The Organization has a Web-based collaborative development environment (CDE) for bioinformatics projects that are developed in the spirit of freedom and openness (e.g., a program is distributed under an OSI-approved license).

Collaborative Development Environment (CDE)

With our CDE, Bioinformatics.Org offers a cornucopia of services to developers:

General services

We also offer services for developer and non-developer alike:

Bioinformatics.Org vs. SourceForge.net

Bioinformatics.Org currently runs an earlier version of the SourceForge system, but we distinguish ourselves in the following ways:

New features

Bioinformatics.Org will soon be rolling out some new features:

Once logged into the system, you can register a new group. We invite you to do so today!

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