vg VS bwa-mem2

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

vg

tools for working with genome variation graphs (by vgteam)

bwa-mem2

The next version of bwa-mem (by bwa-mem2)
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vg bwa-mem2
2 2
865 574
1.6% 1.6%
9.8 0.6
5 days ago 27 days ago
C++ C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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vg

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

We haven't tracked posts mentioning vg yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

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

What are some alternatives?

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

bowtie2 - A fast and sensitive gapped read aligner

QuickQanava - :link: C++14 network/graph visualization library / Qt node editor.

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

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

euler - A distributed graph deep learning framework.

GenomicSQLite - Genomics Extension for SQLite

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

megahit - Ultra-fast and memory-efficient (meta-)genome assembler

Klib - A standalone and lightweight C library