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January 20, 2010

Accelerated Methods for Bioinformatics Analysis

Martin Gollery

While computational biologists scramble to develop tools to support the analysis of protein sequence, structure, and interaction data, the hardware side of the equation has been sadly neglected. Sequencers frequently ship with small clusters, which are useful only for the most basic processing tasks. The standard processing system in use today is a cluster of Linux servers, but this has led to a bottleneck of a different type. 

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