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chembl_beaker 0.2.3

RDKit in the Bottle on Tornado

Latest Version: 1.1.9


What is Beaker?

This is chembl_beaker package developed at `Chembl <https:"" chembl=""/>`_ group, `EMBL-EBI <https:""/>`_, Cambridge, UK.

This is wrapper for `RDKit <http:""/>`_ and `OSRA <http:"" osra=""/>`_, which exposes following RDKit functions:

* Format convertion
* Fingerprints
* Descriptors

As a portable lightweight webserver, speaking REST. This particular implementation wraps RDKit in `Bottle <http:"" docs="" dev=""/>`_ on `Tornado <http:"" en="" stable=""/>`_.

Where is it used?

Beaker is used in `Clippy <https:"" madgpap="" chembl_clippy="">`_ project but can be used as a standalone web server as well.

Software dependencies

* `RDKit <http:""/>`_
* `OSRA <http:"" osra=""/>`_
* `Bottle <http:"" docs="" dev=""/>`_
* `Tornado <http:"" en="" stable=""/>`_

By default configuration is stored in ``beaker.conf`` file, located in current directory. You can specify location of
configuration file using ``--config (-c)`` parameter when running beaker. Configuration file format is standard ``*.ini``.
Beaker is distributed with example configuration file named ``beaker.conf.sample``.

* **debug** - run bottle server in debug mode (True/False, default ``True``)
* **bottle_port** - number of porn on which Bottle server is listening for connections (integer, default ``8080``)
* **bottle_host** - hostname of Bottle server (string, default ``localhost``)
* **server_middleware** - networking middleware library used by Bottle (string, default ``tornado``)
* **osra_binaries_location** - path to OSRA binary you want to use for compound recognition (string, default ``/usr/bin/osra``)

If you want to play with beaker run ``python``
If you want to run beaker in production you should do this using virtualenv, uWSGI and NGINX as described `here <http:"" 2013="" 01="" 12="" bottle-virtualenv-uwsgi-nginx-installation-on-ubuntu-12-04-1-lts=""/>`_. Other standard python deployment stacks will work as well.

More info and help

More information can be found in `web based presentation <https:"" mnowotka="" beaker-presentation="">`_. You can always email the author:  
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