[Beowulf] Maker2 genomic software license experience?

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Thu Nov 8 20:55:35 PST 2012


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On 08/11/12 21:35, Tim Cutts wrote:

> Welcome to the wonderful world of bioinformatics and genomics
> "high performance" computing.  Didn't  you know that perl, python,
> ruby and java are all much faster than C and FORTRAN?  Apparently
> it's a well-known fact, and what would I, a mere system
> administrator, know otherwise?

In our case the issue isn't that the people are writing this code,
it's just that they need code to solve problem X and that code happens
to be written in Java/Perl/Python/R.   It can also require 100's of GB
of RAM too, just to make life more fun.

cheers,
Chris
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 Christopher Samuel        Senior Systems Administrator
 VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
 Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
 http://www.vlsci.org.au/      http://twitter.com/vlsci

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