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Table 2 Memory usage, speed, and nucleotides masked for each program

From: Sunbeam: an extensible pipeline for analyzing metagenomic sequencing experiments

Tool Microsatellite nucleotides masked (%) Conserved coding sequence nucleotides masked (%) Speed (kilobase/second) Peak memory usage (megabytes)
Komplexity 54.6 0.68 10,100 ± 560 3.50 ± 0.06
RepeatMasker 57 0.75 0.64 ± 0.02 624 ± 3.0
BBMask 43 0.029 1690 ± 440 385 ± 52
DUST 44.9 0.74 795 ± 10 17.0 ± 0.18
  1. Columns show the percentage of nucleotides (microsatellite or conserved coding sequence) from reads masked by each tool, as well as the normalized time taken and peak memory usage of each tool while processing the dataset (1.1 megabases). The top-performing tool in each category is shown in italics