Test-drive the GATK tools and Best Practices pipelines on Terra
Check out this blog post to learn how you can get started with GATK and try out the pipelines in preconfigured workspaces (with a user-friendly interface!) without having to install anything.
How much memory should it require to run MergeVCFs on 2500 samples?
My MergeVCFs job is not outputting any logs on FireCloud, just sitting there for several days without finishing. We ran this sucessfully on 1200 samples with just 8 GB of RAM, so it's hard for me to imagine this is a memory issue. Is 2500 too much for MergeVCFs to handle?