In article <6lp*iu1lo at news.chiark.greenend.org.uk>,
Tim Cutts <timc at chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:
>> Running BLAST on NFS-mounted directories is a bad idea; BLAST 2 memory
> maps the file, and the performance of a mmap'ed file across NFS is
Indeed? We run blast across nfs; once the file is pulled across into
memory then the machines in the farm run flat out with no network
traffic (until they need to get another database that isn't in memory).
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