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    DSEARCH: sensitive database searching using distributed computing

    Keane, T.M. and Naughton, Thomas J. (2005) DSEARCH: sensitive database searching using distributed computing. Bioinformatics, 21. pp. 1705-1706.

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    Summary: We present a distributed and fully cross-platform database search program that allows the user to utilise the idle clock cycles of machines to perform large searches using the most sensitive algorithms. For those in an academic or corporate environment with hundreds of idle desktop machines, DSEARCH can deliver a ‘free’ database search supercomputer. Availability: The software is publicly available under the GNU general public licence from Contact: Supplementary Information: Full documentation and a user manual is available from

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: database search, sequence analysis, sensitive, distributed computing, Java
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Item ID: 568
    Depositing User: Thomas Naughton
    Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2007
    Journal or Publication Title: Bioinformatics
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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