{"_id":"55fafa11d0e22017005b8276","isReference":false,"slug":"before-you-start","type":"basic","version":"55faf11ba62ba1170021a9aa","__v":26,"hidden":false,"sync_unique":"","title":"Before you start","updates":[],"user":"554290cd6592e60d00027d17","link_external":false,"link_url":"","api":{"url":"","auth":"required","params":[],"results":{"codes":[]},"settings":""},"body":"The Cancer Genomics Cloud (CGC) is a computational environment on the cloud. It hosts the world's largest genomic dataset, alongside tools for analyzing genomic information, and features for collaboration.\n  \n  * To get started, read the [**QuickStart**](doc:quickstart) which will walk you through the process of creating a project on the CGC and running an analysis in it.\n  * If you get stuck, check the relevant pages here on our Knowledge Center.\n  * Feel free to post questions to our <a href=\"http://docs.cancergenomicscloud.org/discuss\" target=\"blank\">**forum**</a>, which is staffed by the CGC Support Team and used by other members of the research community. \n  * If you have questions while you are using the CGC, you can click the **Send Feedback** button at any time. This will open a form allowing you to send a message to the CGC support team. It will automatically reference the page you were on when you encountered the problem.\n  * You can always email the team at  <a href=\"mailto:cgc:::at:::sbgenomics.com\">cgc@sbgenomics.com</a> for further support, to send feedback, or to suggest features.\n[block:callout]\n{\n  \"type\": \"success\",\n  \"title\": \"Suggest Edits\",\n  \"body\": \"You can click the button labeled **Suggest Edits** on the Knowledge Center to send us suggestions about documentation.\"\n}\n[/block]\n\n[block:callout]\n{\n  \"type\": \"info\",\n  \"title\": \"Check out the CGC blog\",\n  \"body\": \"For more articles on the CGC, see <a href=\\\"http://docs.cancergenomicscloud.org/blog\\\" target=\\\"blank\\\">**our blog**</a>.\\n\\nWe will also use the blog to update you about newly-released CGC features and bug fixes.\"\n}\n[/block]","category":"55faf8f4d0e22017005b8272","createdAt":"2015-09-17T17:36:17.938Z","githubsync":"","order":0,"excerpt":"","parentDoc":null,"project":"55faf11ba62ba1170021a9a7","childrenPages":[]}
The Cancer Genomics Cloud (CGC) is a computational environment on the cloud. It hosts the world's largest genomic dataset, alongside tools for analyzing genomic information, and features for collaboration. * To get started, read the [**QuickStart**](doc:quickstart) which will walk you through the process of creating a project on the CGC and running an analysis in it. * If you get stuck, check the relevant pages here on our Knowledge Center. * Feel free to post questions to our <a href="http://docs.cancergenomicscloud.org/discuss" target="blank">**forum**</a>, which is staffed by the CGC Support Team and used by other members of the research community. * If you have questions while you are using the CGC, you can click the **Send Feedback** button at any time. This will open a form allowing you to send a message to the CGC support team. It will automatically reference the page you were on when you encountered the problem. * You can always email the team at <a href="mailto:cgc@sbgenomics.com">cgc@sbgenomics.com</a> for further support, to send feedback, or to suggest features. [block:callout] { "type": "success", "title": "Suggest Edits", "body": "You can click the button labeled **Suggest Edits** on the Knowledge Center to send us suggestions about documentation." } [/block] [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "Check out the CGC blog", "body": "For more articles on the CGC, see <a href=\"http://docs.cancergenomicscloud.org/blog\" target=\"blank\">**our blog**</a>.\n\nWe will also use the blog to update you about newly-released CGC features and bug fixes." } [/block]