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Table 2 Resources, runtimes and costs

From: CloVR-Comparative: automated, cloud-enabled comparative microbial genome sequence analysis pipeline

  Amazon EC2    Local desktop  
Dataset Instance type Runtime [hours] Cost Available resources Runtime [hours]
Neisseria meningitidis c1.xlarge 3.45 $1.79 2 CPUs, 8GB RAM 3.15
Legionella pneumophila c1.xlarge 3.65 $1.90 2 CPU, 8GB RAM 3.67
Yersinia pestis c1.xlarge 6.97 $3.62 2 CPUs, 8GB RAM 6.70
Helicobacter pylori c1.xlarge 17.08 $8.88 2 CPUs, 8GB RAM 17.72
Streptococcus pneumoniae c1.xlarge 16.87 $8.77 2 CPUs, 8GB RAM 15.98
Salmonella enterica c1.xlarge 26.10 $13.57 2 CPUs, 8GB RAM 24.42
Escherichia coli m1.xlarge 56.83 $19.89 4 CPUs, 16GB RAMa 35.07
  1. Amazon EC instance types
  2. c1.xlarge, previous generation: 8 virtual CPUs, 7GB RAM, at $0.520 per hour
  3. m1.xlarge, previous generation: 4 virtual CPUs, 15GB RAM, at, $0.350 per hour
  4. aThe local setting for the E. coli run was simulated on a server running VMware ESX, using a virtual instance with the listed CPU and memory allocations