[Bioclusters] free parallel versions of BLAST

Jason Stajich bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
Thu, 26 Feb 2004 07:53:12 -0500 (EST)

You may also try the BLAST.pm module of the MOLLUSC pkg.

On Thu, 26 Feb 2004, Micha Bayer wrote:

> Hi,
> does anyone know of a non-commercial, open source/free package that
> provides a parallelisation of BLAST (apart from mpiBLAST which is not
> suitable for us).
> I am interested in something that would split input files into single
> query sequences, partition the database and collate the results (ideally
> with an adjustment of the e-values etc).
> It looks like some of the commercial packages like Paracel do all of the
> above but I really need an open source version and before I get writing
> my own I want to make sure I have tried all the available options.
> I am looking to run a service both on a Windows XP based Condor pool and
> on a cluster that uses OpenPBS but has no message passing capabilities
> to speak of.
> cheers
> Micha

Jason Stajich
Duke University
jason at cgt.mc.duke.edu