The latest news from The Hyve on Open Source solutions for bioinformatics

TranSMART Boston Hackathon : Glued together the dispersed features

March 20, 2014 | By Riza Nugraha 0
“Hackathon?” the guy behind the immigration desk at Amsterdam Airport immediately raised his left eyebrow when we told him about our purpose of visit to US. Yes, it was the TranSMART Boston Hackathon; the joint collaboration between the open source[…]
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TraIT Hackathon on connecting applications

March 10, 2014 | By Ward Weistra 0
From March 17 to 19 the The Hyve offices will be home to a hackathon, organized by multiple partners within the CTMM TraIT project. Developers from the Genomics Coordination Centre (GCC), The Hyve, VUmc/BioMedBridges and the University of Leicester[…]
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tranSMART development for IMI eTRIKS

December 02, 2013 | By Ward Weistra 0
  eTRIKS (European Translational Information & Knowledge Management Services) is an Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) project which is supporting other IMI projects in their efforts to develop data and knowledge management solutions.
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Rewiring tranSMART from product to platform

May 04, 2013 | By Kees van Bochove 4
A year ago, tranSMART was the internal research datawarehouse for translational research at Johnson & Johnson, and for a number of projects in which J&J companies participated, such as IMI U-BIOPRED. It had already quite some traction at that[…]
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Inital Work on tranSMART’s “core”

April 02, 2013 | By Gustavo Lopes 0
Introduction At the tranSMART Developer Workshop on London last February, there was a consensus that the future of tranSMART should comprehend a core that would implement the essential functionality of the application. The rest would be built upon[…]
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Set up a tranSMART Postgres development environment

March 26, 2013 | By Kees van Bochove 2
Earlier, I blogged about how to set up a tranSMARTdevelopment environment - this was the GPL 1.0 release which has Oracle as a prerequisite. Nowadays, we have a version that runs on Postgres - it still has some problems, but it is promoted as the[…]
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Set up a tranSMART development environment

September 27, 2012 | By Kees van Bochove 0
In an earlier post, I shared my experiences with installing tranSMART on Amazon, but there are now AMI's availabe for the tranSMART 1.0 GA version, which makes that post obsolete. However, I like to be able to code on the road when I have to travel,[…]
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Phenotype Database installation guide, GSCF

August 21, 2012 | By Taco Steemers 0
This post will assist you with installing (parts of) the Phenotype Database project [1] . We will be using a CentOS installation [2] . CentOS uses the source code from the commercial Red Hat Enterprise Linux project [3] . Currently the project's[…]
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Combining Grails with less-structured data: GORM or no GORM?

August 16, 2012 | By Taco Steemers 0
Using the Grails Object Relational Model tends to work quite well when using conventional, structured data. At that point the type of database you are using, relational or otherwise, doesn't really matter. GORM's dynamic finders [1] are a pleasure[…]
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Using the same MongoDB database with Grails and non-Grails applications

August 08, 2012 | By Taco Steemers 0
In one of our projects we had reason to combine a Grails-based web application with non-web applications. We were using SpringSource's MongoDB GORM plugin [1] for our Grails-based application. We also had applications that operated on the same[…]
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