[BiO BB] (no subject)

Martin Gollery mgollery at unr.edu
Thu Apr 8 15:00:49 EDT 2004

No personal experience, as it is brand new, but I know a bit about it. 
This is a prebuilt G5 x cluster with the Inquiry tool from Bioteam 
preinstalled. If you want to get up and running quickly, without messing 
around with settings and installation scripts, this is an excellent way 
to go. They claim that you will have 200 apps running on the web 30 
minutes after you open the box, and I believe it. If you have people 
that can set up EMBOSS, BLAST and HMMer with PISE on the web without a 
great amount of fuss, then it might save you some money to roll your own.

And of course, religion may come into the decision as well, as it does 
any time that operating systems and CPU's are discussed...


Tristan Fiedler wrote:

> Does anyone have experience or comments on the Mac bioinformatics cluster:
>>> http://www.apple.com/education/science/solutions/awcbio.html
> Cheers,
> Tristan
> -------------------------------
> Tristan J. Fiedler, Ph.D.
> Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Walsh Laboratory
> NIEHS Marine & Freshwater Biomedical Sciences Center
> Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences
> University of Miami
> tfiedler at rsmas.miami.edu
> t.fiedler at umiami.edu (alias)
> 305 361 4626
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Martin Gollery
Associate Director
Center For Bioinformatics
University of Nevada at Reno
Dept. of Biochemistry / MS330
'Don't worry that the world will end today- it's already tomorrow in 
Australia...' -Charles Schulz

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