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.
Unified Genotyper gets stuck
I used bwa to map my samples to a mitochondrial genome of a non-model organism. Afterwards I careated a merged .bam file from multiple (288) sample .bams (used samtools merge and re-assigned RG tags), but when I run UnifiedGenotyper on that file it gets stuck at 32.1% and never moves forward from there. I also wanted to run RealignerTargetCreator, but I always get a truncated realigned.bam file. Any suggestions for how to troubleshoot this?