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We are pleased to announce the release of version 3.1.0 of the Cooperative Computing Tools, including Parrot, Chirp, Makeflow, Work Queue, SAND, and other software. The software may be downloaded here:
New features in this release include:
Makeflow and Work Queue: Multiple performance and scalability improvements, including reduced CPU consumption, better management of output files, and more
Parrot: New support for Amazon S3 as a remote filesystem. Multiple bug fixes and portability updates for Linux.
Chirp Server: New support for HDFS as a backend filesystem. This allows you to combine the capacity and scalability of HDFS with the wide-area security and accessibility provided by Chirp.
SAND Assembler: Improved performance, storage management, and integration with the Celera assembler.
Lots of little bug fixes and improvements.
Thanks to all who contributed to this release: Michael Albrecht, Peter Bui, Anthony Canino, Patrick Donnelly, Markiyan Samborskyy, Andrew Thrasher, Rodney Walker, and Li Yu.
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