Univa Grid Engine, Nextflow, and Docker for running Genomic Analysis Workflows


24 Feb 2016 Barcelona - Univa published a benchmark report: Univa Grid Engine, Nextflow, and Docker for running Genomic Analysis Workflows. It is a summary of testing by The Centre for Genomic Regulation utilizing new virtualization technology in Spain. For Paolo Di Tomasso, a software engineer at CRG, the best way to address current and future challenges, especially when using the 2,000-core cluster, the Mare Nostrum supercomputer at BSC, or the cloud - all the while preserving reproducibility - was to mesh Univa's Grid Engine workload scheduler with Docker containers and thereby automate a large part of the process of submitting and managing jobs.
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