SODAR provides

  • FAIR data management for Omics studies,
  • a web interface for biomedical scientists,
  • command line interface and API for bioinformaticians.

For an introduction to SODAR, view the following video by Mikko Nieminen:

  • Scalable data storage for
    • NGS raw data & metadata
    • Processing Results
    • Extendable metadata model, based on the ISA Tools Standard
  • IGV and UCSC Integration
  • Data Privacy
    • Charité & MDC user authentification
    • Project based authorization with different access levels
    • Full audit trails
  • Web-based graphical user interface for biomedical scientists
  • REST API for data/systems integration
  • Command line interfaces for bioinformaticians
  • Data storage built on iRODS
  • Metadata editor
  • In use for 300+ projects with 350TB+ of stored data
SODAR Overview

SODAR Overview

Licence and Availability

Nieminen M, Stolpe O, Kuhring M, Weiner J, Pett P, Beule D, Holtgrewe M (2023). “SODAR: managing multiomics study data and metadata.” Gigascience, 12, giad052. doi:10.1093/gigascience/giad052 ☞ Link

Nieminen M, Stolpe O, Kuhring M, Weiner J, Pett P, Beule D, Holtgrewe M. SODAR: enabling, modeling, and managing multi-omics integration studies. bioRxiv. 2022 Aug 22.

M. Nieminen, O. Stolpe, F. Schumann, M. Holtgrewe, D. Beule. SODAR Core: a Django-based framework for scientific data management and analysis web apps, doi:10.21105/joss.01584

Last modified: Jul 27, 2023