Table 4

Running time comparison of different tools

Dataset

CPU hours


MetaPhyler

PhymmBL

MEGAN

WebCarma


70K reads

8 hours

4 days

34 days

24 hours


On a single 2.4GHz processor, the computation time (CPU hours) used by MetaPhyler, PhymmBL and MEGAN for analyzing 70K 300bp simulated sequences. CPU hours for WebCarma are calculated using its web server.

Liu et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12(Suppl 2):S4   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-S2-S4

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