Table 4

The runtime and memory usage of the assemblies on the human chromosome 14 genome.

Evaluations

Wall-clock Time (Hr.)

Peak memory usage (GB)

Thread # in total

K-mer size #

Tile #


Velvet 61k

0.95

8.26

1

1

1


Tiger-Velvet-R 1i

1.49

0.16

1

8

150


Tiger-Velvet-I 1i

1.96

0.29

1

3

150


SOAPdenovo 55k

0.43

8.31

1

1

1


Tiger-Soap-R 1i

1.35

1.8

1

8

150


Tiger-Soap-I 1i

1.67

1.9

1

3

150


All evaluations are done using 1 thread. "#k" stands for the applied k-mer size. "#i" stands for the iteration number. Note: The runtime and memory usage for Tiger is on the read assembly (Step 5) only.

Wu et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 19):S18   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-S19-S18

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