EMBL European Bioinformatics Institute

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I choose Embassy Cloud over another IaaS provider? Embassy Cloud provides significant added value due to the close integration with our public data.

What datasets will be available? You can request NFS file access to any of the public data sets available for FTP download from EMBL-EBI. Managed data sets (e.g. EGA) can also be accessed if you have obtained the required authorisation.

Who will be able to see the results from my analysis? Only those people you grant access.

Who will manage my virtual machine? Your organisation - EMBL-EBI staff have no access. The tenant’s System Admisnistrators retain full administrative rights over the hosted virtual machines.

Where is my ‘embassy’ physically located? All data centres used by EMBL-EBI are located in the UK.