Bwa-mem2 2016

From HPC users
Revision as of 11:40, 22 October 2019 by Schwietzer (talk | contribs) (→‎Installed version(s))
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigationJump to search


Bwa-mem2 is the next version of the bwa-mem algorithm in bwa. It produces alignment identical to bwa and is ~80% faster. ¹

Installed version(s)

This version is installed and currently available on environment hpc-env/6.4:


Please notice, that this is a pre version and therefore it is very likely to be buggy!

Using bwa-mem2

If you want to find out more about bwa-mem2 on the HPC cluster, you can use the command

module spider bwa-mem2

This will show you basic informations e.g. a short description and the currently installed version.

To load the desired version of the module, use the command, e.g.

module load hpc-env 6.4
module load bwa-mem2

Always remember: this command is case sensitive!

With bwa-mem2 --help you can get a technical overview.


The project page can be found here.