[Beowulf] Maker2 genomic software license experience?
tjrc at sanger.ac.uk
Thu Nov 8 02:35:21 PST 2012
On 8 Nov 2012, at 10:10, Andrew Holway <andrew.holway at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's all a bit academic now (ahem) as the MPI component is a Perl
> program, and Perl isn't supported on BlueGene/Q. :-(
> huh? perl mpi?
> Interpreted language? High performance message passing interface?
Welcome to the wonderful world of bioinformatics and genomics "high performance" computing. Didn't you know that perl, python, ruby and java are all much faster than C and FORTRAN? Apparently it's a well-known fact, and what would I, a mere system administrator, know otherwise?
Sarcasm mode off now.
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