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An Integrated System for Distributed Bioinformatics Environment on Grids

  • Kenji Satou
  • Yasuhiko Nakashima
  • Shin’ichi Tsuji
  • Xavier Defago
  • Akihiko Konagaya
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3370)

Abstract

In this paper, an integrated system called OBIEnv, which has been developed on OBIGrid, is described. In addition to automatic database transfer and deployment, it provides various functionalities for transparent and fault-tolerant processing of bioinformatics tasks on Grid. A feasibility study on the analysis of horizontal gene transfer was done using 119 heterogeneous Linux nodes in 5 different sites, and OBIEnv proved its applicability to practical problems in bioinformatics.

Keywords

Horizontal Gene Transfer Virtual Private Network Globus Toolkit Japan Advance Institute Transparent Computing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenji Satou
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yasuhiko Nakashima
    • 3
  • Shin’ichi Tsuji
    • 3
  • Xavier Defago
    • 4
    • 5
  • Akihiko Konagaya
    • 6
  1. 1.School of Knowledge ScienceJapan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology 
  2. 2.BIRDJapan Science and Technology Agency (JST) 
  3. 3.NEC Software Hokuriku, Ltd. 
  4. 4.School of Information ScienceJapan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology 
  5. 5.PRESTOJapan Science and Technology Agency (JST) 
  6. 6.Riken Genomic Sciences Center Computer Science 

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