Bioinformatics Brew: the cross-platform package manager for open-source bioinformatics tools

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Bioinformatics Brew: the cross-platform package manager for open-source bioinformatics tools
Contributors
Howison, Mark (creator)
Shen, Aaron (creator)
Brown University (contributor)
Date Created
2015-04-21
Abstract
In an effort to help tame the growing ecosystem of available bioinformatics software, we recently developed an open-source package manager, Bioinformatics Brew. Using simple text files to encapsulate build and install information for each package, Bioinformatics Brew can quickly install bioinformatics software on a laptop, on a computer cluster, out in the cloud, automating and simplifying the process for deploying complicated bioinformatics pipelines and applications.
Keywords
Open source software
Package management
Bioinformatics
Software
Cluster computing
Cloud computing
Bitbucket
Git
Notes
Poster presented at Bio-IT Worls, April 21-23, 2015, Boston, MA, USA
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1 abstract (PDF)

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Howison, Mark, and Shen, Aaron, "Bioinformatics Brew: the cross-platform package manager for open-source bioinformatics tools" (2015). Open Access Publications at Brown. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:414548/

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