Researchers affiliated with UPPMAX and financed by the Strategic Research Program eSSENCE published a report on the applicability of Hadoop for analyzing next-generation sequencing data.
Siretskiy A, Sundqvist T, Voznesenskiy M, Spjuth O.
A quantitative assessment of the Hadoop framework for analyzing massively parallel DNA sequencing data.
Gigascience. 2015 Jun 4; 4:26. doi: 10.1186/s13742-015-0058-5