[Bioperl-l] Fwd: [blast-announce] New BLAST URL available at the NCBI

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Tue Apr 22 15:02:14 EDT 2008


They work exactly the same as the old URL, at least on the surface; I  
haven't tried changing many URLAPI parameters.  I went ahead and  
changed the URL in RemoteBlast to http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Blast.cgi 
  as it works with RemoteBlast.t.

chris

On Apr 22, 2008, at 1:49 PM, Jason Stajich wrote:

> Does anyone want to take a look at how to use these URLs in the  
> RemoteBlast module, if the interface is the same?
>
> -jason
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
>> From: "Mcginnis, Scott (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [E]"  
>> <mcginnis at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov>
>> Date: April 22, 2008 11:35:04 AM PDT
>> To: <blast-announce at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov>
>> Subject: [blast-announce] New BLAST URL available at the NCBI
>>
>> New BLAST URL available at the NCBI
>>
>>
>>
>> The NCBI has activated a new URL for BLAST searches at the NCBI:
>> http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.
>>
>>
>>
>> Searches sent to this URL can take advantage of a larger number of
>> machines for searches and the system has a better overall fault
>> tolerance.
>>
>>
>>
>> We recommend migration of all BLAST links and bookmarks (e.g.,
>> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/BLAST/ and
>> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/blast/bl2seq/wblast2.cgi) to the new URL.
>>
>>
>>
>> Links on the NCBI and BLAST home pages will start to change in the
>> coming weeks.
>>
>>
>>
>> At this point in time the plans are to also maintain the current  
>> BLAST
>> URL.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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Christopher Fields
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign





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