MG-RAST in “the cloud”

Event Sponsor: 
Mathematics and Computer Science Division Seminar
Start Date: 
Mar 8 2016 - 12:00pm
Building/Room: 
Building 240/Room 4301
Location: 
Argonne National Laboratory
Speaker(s): 
Folker Meyer
Speaker(s) Title: 
Argonne National Laboratory, MCS
Host: 
Kate Keahey

The MG-RAST metagenomics portal has experienced significant growth in the volume of data uploaded and analyzed in the past few years posing numerous computational challenges. We have created a platform for multi-cloud based computational analysis of environmental sequence data at unprecedented scale. I will describe the challenges and the current solution for running what is one of the largest computing enterprises in the bio-medical world.

Miscellaneous Information: 

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