BGEN 1.1.6-GCCcore-8.3.0

A reference implementation of the BGEN format in C++, originally sourced from the qctool implementation. In addition three utilities - bgenix, which provides indexed access to BGEN files, cat-bgen which efficiently concatenates BGEN files, and edit-bgen which is used to manipulate BGEN metadata - are provided. See the wiki for documentation on these programs.

Accessing BGEN 1.1.6-GCCcore-8.3.0

To load the module for BGEN 1.1.6-GCCcore-8.3.0 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load BGEN/1.1.6-GCCcore-8.3.0

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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 BGEN website.


This version of BGEN has a direct dependency on: GCCcore/8.3.0

Last modified on 6th July 2020