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v1.3.0 - massively reduced DB size

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@oschwengers oschwengers released this 02 May 07:50
· 12 commits to master since this release

This update release provides new features, enhancements and several bugfixes.
Most important change: For the taxonomic species identification Kraken has been replaced by a combined Mash/ANI approach against RefSeq genomes which resulted in a massively reduced db size, making ASA³P even more eligible for smaller systems!


  • Replaced Kraken based kmer taxonomic classification by a Mash lookup / ANI computation approach

Updates & Enhancements

  • Updated CARD db to 3.0.7
  • Updated VFDB to 2020-04-28
  • Updated PubMLST to 2020-04-28
  • Improved scaffolding runtime performance
  • Added JVM shutdown hook to delete tmp directories
  • Fixed a memory leak in scaffolding report creation
  • Fixed config strain check regex
  • Removed redundand QC mapping index files