In article <Pine.SGI.3.96.1020309192925.26419A-100000 at gene.ccmbindia.org>,
Malay Kumar Basu <curiouser at gene.ccmbindia.org> wrote:
>>In production quality sequence assembly, Unices still dominates the world.
>And by tradition C/C++ are the primary weapons of the domination. The lack
>of Java as high performance computing is because, you guessed it- the
>poor prerformance. The primary issue being the use of cluster computing
>and parallel computation where C is the language of choice.
For real high performance computing, the language of choice is, of
But we live in the real world, and C is good enough for most
bioinformatics compute-intensive tasks, with the exception of structural
stuff, where FORTRAN is still around.