QIIME 2 is a powerful, extensible, and decentralized microbiome analysis package with a focus on data and analysis transparency. QIIME 2 enables researchers to start an analysis with raw DNA sequence data and finish with publication-quality figures and statistical results. QIIME 2 is a complete redesign and rewrite of the QIIME 1 microbiome analysis pipeline.
Python is a high level programming language that aims to combine remarkable power with very clear syntax. Its success in these areas has led to strong adoption by the scientific community, resulting in numerous math, physics, chemistry, and biology libraries being contributed from the community of users.
UnRar is a utility for extracting WinRar archives (.rar files).
Globus is a data transfer service designed for convenient, fast file transferes between computer systems. More information about using Globus on MSI can be found here . These command line tools provide an alternative interface to the Globus functionality.