Table 5

Run times in seconds for AmpliconNoise and the original PyroNoise for the V5 'Artificial Community' data set

AmpliconNoise

PyroNoise


Process

Cores

Wall

CPU

Cores

Wall

CPU


Initial pairwise distances (NDist)

64

1900

45358

64

1900

45358

Initial clustering (FCluster)

1

292

252

1

292

252

Flowgram clustering (PyroNoise)

64

1904

9364

64

55241

686497

Sequence clustering (SeqNoise)

64

503

20713

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Total

4599

75687

57433

732107


The results are for a Xeon Linux cluster running programs across a maximum of 64 cores. Two times in seconds are quoted for each step, wall (time) is the true time elapsed between the start and end of a process and CPU (time) is the total time over all cores spent on actual calculations.

Quince et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2011 12:38   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-38

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