Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Growth slows in cloud business

Has the cloud hype died down? Seagate reportedly misses analyst's estimates as growth slowed in it's cloud storage business. With the exception of Galaxy or Basespace, it's hard to get researchers to buy into the cloud analysis paradigm even though their sporadic usage pattern would fit nicely for the economics of cloud usage. Maybe the cost of storage space / moving files into the cloud is the biggest hurdle.  My two cents.

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

That "$1000 genome" is going to cost you $72M

Tongue in cheek look on the lowered cost of sequencing http://blog.allseq.com/1000-genome-72m

Datanami, Woe be me