The Next-Gen Data Dilemma


While the possibilities of next-gen sequencing may have researchers all aflutter, the IT and informatics personnel are the ones left with the data management headache. The challenges of dealing with massive amounts of data being created on a weekly basis by sequencing centers both large and small can't be remedied with the most high-tech storage technology or super-sophisticated server room alone. Instead, each center must find its own way in the terabyte jungle.

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