As Next-Gen Sequencers Push IT Limits, Labs Respond With a Range of Informatics Answers | GenomeWeb
As more and more labs adopt next-generation sequencing technology, they are finding that the new instruments are straining their current informatics infrastructures — a challenge the groups are trying to meet with a wide range of different solutions.
Platforms like Roche/454 Life Science’s GS FLX, Illumina’s Genome Analyzer, and Applied Biosystems’ SOLiD system all generate unprecedented quantities of sequence data, which poses IT challenges for small labs and large genome centers alike.

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