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BarraCUDA specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_00650
Name BarraCUDA
Software type Application/Script, Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Output format SAM
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C
Parallelization CUDA
Computer skills Advanced
Version 0.7.107
Stability Beta
NVIDIA CUDA toolkit SDK, GCC, G++, NVIDIA graphics driver, zlib-devel (or zlib1g-dev) library
Maintained Yes



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BarraCUDA in publication

PMCID: 5291277
PMID: 27317696
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkw545

[…] or (). researchers with exceptionally large datasets or facing limiting time constraints could benefit from exploring the possibilities offered by multiple processors in high-end graphic cards (e.g. barracuda () or soap3-dp ()), or high-performance computing clusters (e.g. mica ())., classic read alignment strategies include mapping to a reference genome or a specific small rna database […]

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BarraCUDA institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK; University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Laboratories, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
BarraCUDA funding source(s)
Supported by the EPSRC (grant EP/M025853/1).

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