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Table 1 Performance and economic metrics for eQTL analysis for cloud-based and local compute clusters

From: Translational bioinformatics in the cloud: an affordable alternative

  eQTL analysis on AWS cloud eQTL analysis on local cluster
Running time 6 days 0.1 hours 5 days 11.9 hours
Total CPUs 198 198
Cost per CPU $0.19 $0.06
Total analysis cost $5,417.28 $1,710.00
  1. Per CPU costs for the local cluster were estimated using the cost structure detailed in Table 2.