The pubic Main Galaxy instance has been experiencing intermittent
performance issues lately related to upgrades - we posted a yellow
banner on the server yesterday to help explain. We do our best to
mitigate these to reduce inconvenience but there are still delays at
times. We want to thank you (and everyone else!) for your patience -
really think the changes will be worth it and hope you all will, too!
I can confirm that there were delays on Sunday, and that they were
addressed. You should have seen improvement yesterday (Monday). The
strategy when using the public server remains the same: queue jobs and
allow them to process, without deleting and restarting. Queuing jobs
serially or using workflows will maximize how much work will get done.
You probably already know this, but for others reading who may not,
wiki section describes how to interpret dataset/job states:
And as always, using Galaxy in the cloud may be a good alternative
solution for those with high-priority work: