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Open-source security

It sometimes happens in academic-backed open-source tools that what in any other industry would be glaring security holes are for some reason not considered important or worrisome. Simple problems such as the ability to upload and execute any..

KEGG is no longer free

April saw the well-respected KEGG project in Japan start moving away from its open-source/free-software roots and change to a user-pays system, even for academic users (except for a small portion which will remain free). This is a disappointing move..

Eagle Genomics sponsors BOSC 2011

CAMBRIDGE, 20th April 2010: Open Source software has flourished in the bioinformatics community for well over a decade. When the first BOSC (Bioinformatics Open Source Conference) was held in 2000, there were already a number of popular open source..

Cognizant and Eagle Genomics to Work with Pistoia Alliance to Develop a Cloud-based Platform for Streamlining Sequence Services

LONDON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading provider of consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services, and Eagle Genomics Ltd., a bioinformatics software company specializing in genomic data..

Symposium success!

Well that went better than could be hoped for! The 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium ("Provisioning Bioinformatics For The Next Decade - Are We Prepared?") proceeded very smoothly with a wide variety of interesting talks and plenty of discussions and..

VMware in the cloud

Amazon currently permits VMware users to import their existing VMware images and convert them into AWS-compatible AMIs. There are only three caveats: (a) the machine must be shut down before importing, (b) it must have less than 1TB of virtual..

Symposium Abstract #8 - Matt Wood

This is the last of the abstracts for talks being given at the 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium, "Provisioning Bioinformatics for the Next Decade - are we prepared?". Here we will hear from Matt Wood, Technology Evangelist at Amazon Web Services. AWS..

Symposium Abstract #7 - Mick Watson

This is the seventh of the abstracts for talks being given at the 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium, "Provisioning Bioinformatics for the Next Decade - are we prepared?". Here we will hear from Mick Watson, Director at ARK Genomics. Mick will talk on the..

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