Originally developed for large-scale web applications, nosql databases like to see themselves as next generation dbs and are using “not only sql”.
One of the most common question after your Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) run is: “What is the coverage I achieved?” Unfortunately there a different definitions available for the term “coverage”.
Notes about working with fasta / fastq files on the Unix command line.
For any large software project (i.e. one that requires more than a few scripts performing a one-off task) and for every project that was initiated by a customer request, it is useful to precisely define the requirements before starting to write any code. This might be painful at times and slow down the coding fun, but it should avoid a lot of frustration on either side in the end.
Notes about blc files, written as part of the primary analysis of Illumina sequencing machines.