在Azure上執行NCBI BLAST

BLAST可以用來比對不同DNA或胺基酸的序列,可以用來追查Covid-19的源頭,或是人類和尼安德塔人的基因相似度。用一般機器跑BLAST通常非常耗時,這篇文章除教導如何在Azure上跑BLAST及其最佳化的過程。

BLAST can be used to compare different DNA or protein sequences, and can be used to trace the origin of Covid-19, or the genetic similarity between humans and Neanderthals. Running BLAST is usually very time-consuming. This article will guide you how to run BLAST on Azure, optimization process, and best practice.

Running NCBI BLAST on Azure – Performance, Scalability and Best Practice (microsoft.com)