Data warehousing firm Kognitio is partnering with the National Center for Genome Resources to optimize its WX2 database for the life sciences market.

Under an agreement announced this week, NCGR is using the company's WX2 database system to house data from a quickly growing fleet of Illumina Genome Analyzers that is expected to generate tens to hundreds of terabytes over the next year.

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