Database/Data Storage Working Group

Members:
Monica Poelchau (chair), Clayton Birkett, Stephen Ficklin, Lacey-Anne Sanderson, Margaret Staton, Deepak Unni

Mission:
To review and summarize information on data storage choices for genome databases, providing guidance on best practices where possible.

Objectives:

  1. Identify database models (or other methods) used to store and organize data associated with genomes;
  2. Describe and review these, or identify previous reviews;
  3. Provide use cases for the most important or common models or methods;
  4. Either develop recommendations for data storage for genomes of agricultural interest, or describe advantages and disadvantages of select methods;  
  5. Discuss file types and formats for data associated with genomes.
  6. Identify communication strategies for this topic