Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Date: Nov 8, 2011.
Topic: RNASeq data processing pipeline developed in the Brutnell lab
Presenter: Lin Wang
Slides: [not yet]
Date: Nov 1, 2011.
Topic: MySQL database performance tuning.
Presenter: Clayton Birkett, USDA

Clay discussed several ways to increase database performance, including effects of data denormalization, use of different storage engines, distributed databases (incl. memcached), and use of solid state drives.

Date: October 18, 2011.
Topic: Git repositories and GitHub (http://github.com/). Infrastructure for open source projects.
Presenter: Lukas Mueller
Slides: none