Genome sequencing in the cloud

Wei Chen, Yun Wan, Bo Peng, Christopher I. Amos

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This chapter discusses the latest development of using cloud-computing technology for genome sequencing in bioinformatics field. It introduces the definition of genome sequencing and cloud computing, discussed the current status of NGS in cloud with the example of Nimbix. It also provides a rich source of cloud computing related service providers and technologies for references. Finally, it discusses the challenges of conducting NGS in a cloud environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationWeb-Based Services
Subtitle of host publicationConcepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781466694675
ISBN (Print)1466694661, 9781466694668
StatePublished - Nov 9 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)


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