HiSeq Analysis Software Computing Requirements

Computing Requirements

The requirements for running HiSeq Analysis Software on Linux are listed below.

  • At least 48 GB of RAM.
  • A Linux distribution supporting RPM installation (CentOS or similar).
  • Hard drive (local drive, or network file system such as Isilon) with >=1 terabyte of disk space. Scratch storage should support speeds of at least 200 MB/s for favorable performance.
  • Root (or sudo root) permissions required for software installation.
  • 75 GB space in the opt directory, the default install directory. If that is not available you need to specify a different install location with the --prefix option.