Efficiency of microarray data access mechanisms in comparision with data storing methods

Damian Zapart, Tomasz Waller, Magdalena Tkacz

Abstract


The main goal of this article was to select the most optimal method of storing files from microarray experiment in database. The paper compares two methods of storing the data using the database: storing the files from microarray experiment directly in database or storing the reference to the files from the microarrays experiment saved on hard disk.

Keywords


DNA microarrays; database management system; SQL Server 2008; bioinformatics

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21936/si2010_v31.n2A.371