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CloudAligner specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_00656
Name CloudAligner
Software type Framework/Library
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Java
Parallelization MapReduce
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
High performance computing Yes
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 5537105
PMID: 28794828
DOI: 10.1016/j.csbj.2017.07.002

[…] access to software without the need to manage the underlying hardware and software resources. there have been many bioinformatics saas solutions to perform tasks ranging from short-read alignment (cloudaligner and sparkbwa ), variant calling (halvade and churchill ) and rna-seq analysis (oqtans and falco ). in platform as a service, users are provided with a platform for developing […]

PMCID: 4709609
PMID: 26839887
DOI: 10.1155/2015/807407

[…] are generally virtual machines (vms) in public cloud environments. a simple mapreduce model deployed on the vm based computing environment is shown in ., next-generation sequencing (ngs) tools like cloudaligner [], cloud burst [], seqmapreduce [], and crossbow [] adopt the hadoop framework. the major drawback of these alignment tools is that they are short read aligners. the short read aligners […]

PMCID: 4179624
PMID: 25288881
DOI: 10.4137/CIN.S13779

[…] easier to co-localize data and parallel computation. it has been well adopted in the field of bioinformatics, including a few sequence alignment tools such as cloudburst, crossbow, seqmapreduce, and cloudaligner., new findings in biological sciences usually come out of multi-step data pipelines, also known as work-flows. biologists already used a few workflow tools in the pre-cloud […]

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CloudAligner institution(s)
Computer Science Department, Wayne State University, US

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