This week, Convey Computer said that the German Cancer Research Center, or DKFZ, has installed two of its hybrid-core systems and is using them to speed up its next-generation sequence analysis pipeline.

Convey said that DKFZ purchased and integrated two of its HC-2ex platforms into an existing 1600 compute core cluster where they are being used to speed up the performance of the Burrows-Wheeler Aligner algorithm.

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