Minding the Storage

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It’s common knowledge that proteomics leads to lots of data to stash and shuffle around. Here’s how some companies and institutes are preparing to handle it.

By Charles T. Clark

Without storage networking, the human genome would be lost. To efficiently store and shuffle the huge amounts of sequence data, companies and institutes have turned to two types of technologies: network-attached storage (NAS) and storage area networks (SAN).

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