Case Studies

Brilliant Scientists, Big Data and Cloud: A Cancer-fighting Triple Threat

Leading US Genomics Institute relies on private OpenStack cloud to support cancer research.

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In the fight—or should we say, race—against cancer, researchers are analyzing massive amounts of genomic data and genome sequences provided by the Human Genome Project. It’s a race in which speed and scalability are essential and potentially life-saving, so Solinea helped this leading US Genomics institute implement a high-performance computing (HPC) solution using OpenStack.

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  • How OpenStack meets the unique demands of HPC
  • How Solinea architected a solution that integrates legacy systems and private cloud
  • What a utility computing model is and what benefits it offers
  • How a devops-style application lifecycle empowers researchers