Cafe Variome should not be thought as a database but instead as a 'shop window' for what exists in various data sources. It is designed to enable users to ask the question 'where can certain data be found?', seeking to access those data under one of three models, as stipulated by the data submitter:
The new system is simple to install, and can be deployed in a number of ways:
- On a users server, for example to share data between a network of labs
- Hosted by the Cafe Variome team.
Compatible with our sequencing software Gensearch and GensearchNGS.