parasail 2.4.1-foss-2018b

Deprecated: Use of this version of parasail is deprecated. More information on our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

There is a newer version of parasail

parasail is a SIMD C (C99) library containing implementations of the Smith-Waterman (local), Needleman-Wunsch (global), and semi-global pairwise sequence alignment algorithms.

Accessing parasail 2.4.1-foss-2018b

To load the module for parasail 2.4.1-foss-2018b please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load parasail/2.4.1-foss-2018b

BEAR Apps Version




The listed architectures consist of two part: OS-CPU.

  • BlueBEAR: The OS used on BlueBEAR is represented by EL and there are several different processor (CPU) types available on BlueBEAR. More information about the processor types on BlueBEAR is available on the BlueBEAR Job Submission page.
  • BEAR and CaStLeS Cloud VMs: These VMs can have one of two OSes. Those with access to a BEAR Cloud or CaStLeS VM should check that the listed architectures for an application include the OS of VM being used. The VMs, irrespective of OS, will use the haswell CPU type.

More Information

For more information visit the parasail website.


This version of parasail has a direct dependency on: foss/2018b

Other Versions

These versions of parasail are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

Version BEAR Apps Version
2.6-GCC-11.3.0 2022a

Last modified on 25th November 2019