DSEARCH: sensitive database searching using distributed computing

Keane, T.M. and Naughton, Thomas J. (2005) DSEARCH: sensitive database searching using distributed computing. Bioinformatics, 21. pp. 1705-1706.

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Summary: We present a distributed and fully cross-platform database search program that allows the user to utilise the idle clock cycles of machines to perform large searches using the most sensitive algorithms. For those in an academic or corporate environment with hundreds of idle desktop machines, DSEARCH can deliver a ‘free’ database search supercomputer. Availability: The software is publicly available under the GNU general public licence from http://www.cs.may.ie/distributed Contact: tom.naughton@may.ie Supplementary Information: Full documentation and a user manual is available from http://www.cs.may.ie/distributed

Item Type: Article
Keywords: database search, sequence analysis, sensitive, distributed computing, Java
Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
Item ID: 568
Depositing User: Thomas Naughton
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2007
Journal or Publication Title: Bioinformatics
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Refereed: Yes

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