bwa-mem2 VS megahit

Compare bwa-mem2 vs megahit and see what are their differences.

bwa-mem2

The next version of bwa-mem (by bwa-mem2)

megahit

Ultra-fast and memory-efficient (meta-)genome assembler (by voutcn)
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bwa-mem2 megahit
2 1
585 438
1.4% -
0.0 0.0
14 days ago 4 days ago
C++ C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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bwa-mem2

Posts with mentions or reviews of bwa-mem2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-28.
  • Software Development Project
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/bioinformatics | 28 Jun 2022
    I’ve recently switched to bwa mem2 and the speed increase is nice for what is basically a drop in replacement (after a bit of validation to make sure that was true). https://github.com/bwa-mem2/bwa-mem2

megahit

Posts with mentions or reviews of megahit. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing bwa-mem2 and megahit you can also consider the following projects:

minimap2 - A versatile pairwise aligner for genomic and spliced nucleotide sequences

bowtie2 - A fast and sensitive gapped read aligner

minimap2 - A versatile pairwise aligner for genomic and spliced nucleotide sequences

GenomicSQLite - Genomics Extension for SQLite

seq - A high-performance, Pythonic language for bioinformatics

hap.py - Haplotype VCF comparison tools

seqstats - Quick summary statistics on fasta/fastq(.gz) files

bowtie - An ultrafast memory-efficient short read aligner

octopus - Bayesian haplotype-based mutation calling

Klib - A standalone and lightweight C library