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Eagle CTO, speaking at AWS Cloud Computing And Life Sciences Event

Cloud Computing, Life Sciences and Genomics Glenn Proctor, Eagle’s CTO, will be speaking at Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) conference on Cloud Computing and Life Sciences scheduled for 1st July 2015 at the Homerton Conference Centre, Cambridge, UK. Glenn will be speaking about: Genomics in the Cloud: How Eagle Built a Business on AWS “Science is unlocking…

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Storage at a glacial pace

Amazon’s announcement of its new Glacier storage service last week was a great example of a company listening to the needs of its customers then acting accordingly. I should have blogged about it already, but was waiting to read up on the details a bit first to see if it could actually be applicable to…

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A comparison of traditional vs. cloud HPC

Strait of Magellan Oil Platforms. SpecMode CC BY-SA-3.0 One area where the cloud is receiving a lot of attention is in High Performance Compute (HPC). From a sheer number of cores perspective, the scalability of some platforms, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), has been proven. See Cycle Computing‘s 50,000 node virtual supercomputer for example. But HPC is…

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Ensembl and AWS: an Industrial Perspective

The excellent AWS Case Study on Ensembl is of particular interest to us at Eagle, not only because Glenn Proctor has since joined us as Principal Consultant, but also because we also have extensive experience in deploying Ensembl on EC2. Our “Elastic Ensembl” was deployed in it’s most sophisticated guise for Pistoia Sequence Services Phase…

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Genetics ‘cloud’ to create new opportunities for researchers and clinicians

Gene sequencing and analysis could be dramatically speeded up, leading to patients receiving a quicker and more accurate diagnosis, thanks to research led by Eagle Genomics Ltd. Using cloud computing technology, the researchers have found they can slash the amount of time it takes to store the huge amounts of information produced when individual genes…

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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 bioinformatics packages, and the number and range of these projects has increased dramatically since then. One…

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