Linux clusters — The New Workhorse

Drug Discovery Online has an article on how Linux clusters are doing the heavy lifting in bioinformatics: ‘Linux clusters, which network multiple processors together to form a unified and more powerful computing system, are becoming a major technology in the bioinformatics industry. Universities, government labs and commercial entities now boast Linux clusters of dozens, if not hundreds of these processors or “nodes” for the explicit purpose of gene sequencing, proteomic research, or drug discovery and development…’

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