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Table 2 Capacity and speed of GVCBLUP for genomic estimation of additive, dominance and residual variances (tolerance = 10 −8 ) and ItascaSB supercomputer

From: GVCBLUP: a computer package for genomic prediction and variance component estimation of additive and dominance effects

  GREML_CE GREML_CE GREML_QM GREML_QM1
Number of individuals (q) 20,000 50,000 200,000 100,000
Number of SNP markers (m) 1 million 400,000 10,000 50,000
Time for SNP input, Ag and Dg 3.7 hrs 6.0 hrs 14.9 min 0.33 hrs
Time per iteration 3.1 min 0.77 hrs 1.5 min 2.25 hrs
Total time 4.8 hrs 23.2 hrs 2 hrs ~45.83 hrs
Number of iteration 12 13 20 20
  1. 1Computing time for calculating GBLUP reliabilities is not included.