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Team Members

Josh Forstedt

Sri Harsha Madhira

Belen Valencia

Jiatian Wang

Nasser Albalawi

Jialiang Wang

GitHub Repo


Client Needs


  • Scalable BLAST search for Genome Education Alliance

  • Support 100 Simultaneous users

  • Reliable and identical results

  • 2-3 minute wait for search results

  • Dependable (rarely down for maintenance)

Project Plan 


  1.  Using multiple servers 
  2.  Using web application caching  
  3.  Makeflow



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  1. Presentation is not open for all to see (I'm blocked).

    1. Let me know if this works. As a reminder, Nasser and Myself have moved to Team_Frankenstein for HW5.


      1. Still not fully public.