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Table 3 Comparison of the technical features of QuickNGS to those of other NGS analysis workflow systems

From: QuickNGS elevates Next-Generation Sequencing data analysis to a new level of automation

  QuickNGS Galaxy GenePattern Chipster
Setup Compute cluster plus DB and web server Client/server system Client/server system Client/server system
Applications RNA-Seq, miRNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, Whole-Genome Universal framework RNA-Seq RNA-Seq, miRNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, Whole-Genome
Database Metadata and results None None None
Workflow automation Full Started in web interface Started in web interface Started in client software
Reproducibility/Documentation Results kept in DB Version tracking Logfiles Workflow files Workflow files Workflow files
Workflow flexibility Requires shell programming Can be changed in web interface Can be changed in web interface Can be edited in client software
Purpose of user interface End-user access to the analysis results Data import and start of workflows Data import and start of workflows Data import and start of workflows