Table 3: The cloud computing software for NGS data analysis.

SoftwareWebsiteDescriptionReferences

Crossbowhttp://bowtie-bio.sourceforge.net/crossbow/Read mapping and SNP calling[56]
CloudBursthttp://cloudburst-bio.sourceforge.net/Reference-based read mapping[57]
Contrailhttp://contrail-bio.sourceforge.net/De novo read assembly[58]
Cloud-MAQhttp://sourceforge.net/projects/cloud-maq/Read mapping and assembly[59]
Bioscopehttp://www.lifescopecloud.com/Reference-based read mapping[60]
GeneSifterhttp://www.geospiza.com/Products/AnalysisEdition.shtmlCustomer oriented NGS data analysis services[61]
CloudAlignerhttp://sourceforge.net/projects/cloudaligner/Read mapping[62]
Rounduphttp://rodeo.med.harvard.edu/tools/roundupOptimized computation for comparative genomics[63]
PeakRangerhttp://www.modencode.org/software/ranger/Peak caller for ChIP-Seq data[64]
Myrnahttp://bowtie-bio.sf.net/myrna/Differential expression analysis for RNA-Seq data[65]
ArrayExpressHTShttp://www.ebi.ac.uk/Tools/rwiki/RNA-Seq data processing and quality assessment[66]
SeqMapreduceNot availableRead mapping[67]
BaseSpacehttps://basespace.illumina.com/home/index