Bracken 2.6.0-foss-2019b-Python-3.7.4

Bracken is a companion program to Kraken 1 or Kraken 2. While Kraken classifies reads to multiple levels in the taxonomic tree, Bracken allows estimation of abundance at a single level using those classifications (e.g. Bracken can estimate abundance of species within a sample).

Accessing Bracken 2.6.0-foss-2019b-Python-3.7.4

To load the module for Bracken 2.6.0-foss-2019b-Python-3.7.4 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load Bracken/2.6.0-foss-2019b-Python-3.7.4

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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 Bracken website.


This version of Bracken has a direct dependency on: foss/2019b Python/3.7.4-GCCcore-8.3.0

Last modified on 24th June 2020