Agent-based Laboratory Instrumentation and Data Integration

Agent-based Laboratory Instrumentation and Data Integration

A growing number of devices are used in clinical laboratories resulting in an increase in data volume and diversity. Many devices that find their way to clinical laboratories originate in areas of basic science and lack both device instrumentation and supporting software integrations to be used in clinical settings. In…

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Genomic Pipeline Management System (GPMS)

Genomics Processing at University of Kentucky Healthcare With the recent development of next-generation sequencing (NGS,) more institutions are looking to leverage genomic sequencing for both academic research purposes as well as clinical cancer diagnostic assistance. In clinical applications, this can take the form of pipelines which translate some or all…

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High-Performance Storage

High-Performance Storage Research Several of us in the lab have been working with various distributed storage vendors (Dell EMC, IBM, DDN, etc.) and clustered filesystems for many years. In the area of high-performance computing (HPC) Lustre, Spectrum Scale (GPFS), and BeeGFS are very popular. Traditional HPC filesystems are very mature…

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Regional Networking

All public universities in the state of Kentucky are connected to the Kentucky Regional Optical Network (KyRON). This research network provides connectivity between institutions, shared regional data centers, and Internet2 services. Peer institutions are connected to KyRON at a minimum of 10Gb and as high as 100Gb connections. KyRON connectivity…

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Object Storage

UK Object Storage (Beta) Our object storage service is based on Ceph, which supports a RESTful API that is compatible with the basic data access model of the Amazon S3 API. The following ternonology is commonly used when working with object storage solutions: Tenant : Multi-tenancy allows to use buckets…

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