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Table 2 Workstation specifications

From: Windows .NET Network Distributed Basic Local Alignment Search Toolkit (W.ND-BLAST)

Class Processor Operating System Number of workstations RAM Harddisk Space
A Dual Xeon 3.0 Ghz Microsoft Windows XP Pro 1 6 GB 80 GB Ultra320 SCSI RAID0
B Pentium 4 Extreme 3.2 Ghz Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1 1 GB 140 GB SATA RAID0
C Pentium 4 2.8 Ghz Microsoft Windows XP Pro 2 2 GB 40 GB SATA
D Pentium 4 2.4 Ghz Microsoft Windows XP Pro 2 2 GB 80 GB SATA
E Pentium 4 2.4 Ghz Microsoft Windows XP Pro 12 1 GB 80 GB SATA
F Pentium 4 2.0 Ghz Microsoft Windows XP Pro 1 1 GB 40 GB
G Pentium 4 1.8 Ghz Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server 1 512 MB 40 GB
H Pentium 4 1.4 Ghz Microsoft Windows 2000 Pro 1 128 MB 20 GB
I Pentium 3 M 1.0 Ghz Microsoft Window 2000 Pro 1 512 MB 20 GB
  1. Different classes of workstations used in testing W.ND-BLAST are given. They are classified according to processor type and speed, OS, RAM, and hard disk space. The number of each workstation class in our lab is also given.