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NCGR Using Kognitio's Database

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Center for Genome Resources is using an analytical database made by the UK bioinformatics firm Kognitio, NCGR said today.

Santa Fe, NM-based NCGR will use the company's WX2 system to support its genomic research data management capabilities.

"We realized that we needed a new database solution to increase the flexibility and the performance for our future plans," NCGR Program Leader Ernest Retzel said in a statement.

"The pace of data generation is exploding, and over the next twelve months we expect the amount of data that we need to analyze will expand at a rate of ten-fold or more," NCGR's Database Architect, Kathy Myers, added.

Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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