BioPig specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01225
Name BioPig
Software type Framework/Library
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Java, Shell (Bash)
Parallelization MapReduce
Computer skills Advanced
Version 2.0
Stability Stable
High performance computing Yes
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Zhong Wang <>

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PMCID: 4455317
PMID: 26045962
DOI: 10.1186/s13742-015-0058-5

[…] [], or through a generic adaptor like hadoop streaming library) regular linux applications cannot generally be used directly on it. two interesting frameworks to simplify scripting in hadoop are biopig [] and seqpig [], which are both built on top of the apache pig framework and are capable of automatically distributing data and parallelizing tasks., at the moment, however, hadoop […]

PMCID: 4415558
PMID: 25983624
DOI: 10.1590/S1415-475738120140146

[…] breeds were included in the study: berkshire, celtic, duroc, iberian, landrace, large white, meishan and pietrain, to a total of 415 individuals. information about these breeds was obtained from the biopig consortium’s database of the iberoamerican porcine biodiversity project. this consortium is part of the red conbiand. these data have previously been published by , , and . biopig consortium […]

PMCID: 3698160
PMID: 23768026
DOI: 10.1186/1297-9686-45-18

[…] amm, cos, ic, vl performed the experiments; amm, jlv, ltg, oc, vl analyzed the data; amm, jvd, ltg wrote the manuscript; aav, cos, jlv, ic, oc, vl reviewed and edited the manuscript; members of the biopig consortium provided biological samples and logistic support. all authors read and approved the final manuscript., the authors wish to express thanks to the different breeders associations […]

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BioPig institution(s)
Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA, USA; Genomics Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
BioPig funding source(s)
Supported in part by the Office of Science of the U.S., Department of Energy under (Contract No. DE-AC02- 05CH112 and DE-AC02-05CH11231).

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