Table 1

Storage space required for each format

small

medium

large


read set size

536 k

13.9 m

175 m

BigWig

989 kB

23 MB

83 MB

ReadDB

3.3 MB

126 MB

463 MB

BAM

25 MB

532 MB

5.1 GB


Space used by ReadDB, BigWig files, and BAM files (including the index files for each format).

Rolfe and Gifford BMC Bioinformatics 2011 12:278   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-278

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