(PRWEB) February 5, 2003
Equait has architected a solution from it's inception that supports any scientific data source and offers an open, embeddable architecture, for the ultimate flexibility and performance in any environment.
With the Life-Science-Connect product, scientists and their IT support organization get a complete biological data integration platform with a user interface that represents their work as simple to understand 'biological datagrams'. Behind the scenes Life-Science-Connect provides sits alongside a relational database - a combination that efficiently collects, transforms, integrates and loads scientific data from both internal and external sources in a secure and private way. Currently the product is available in beta for the Oracle RDBMS platform on Linux and Sun Solaris, soon to be released on DB2 and SQL-Server - contact us for more details.
A growing number of data cartridges to allow access to flat-file, web-based and algorithms from a single integrated platform
Visual datagram (dataflow) builder - that enables the user to build up complex data workflows from the user interface without the need to understand or debug any SQL code
Open systems architecture - to fit seamlessly in any environment and leverage existing technology investments and IT skills
Ability to handle complex nested data structures (hierarchies), common in life sciences data, as a single table so it can be seemlessly accessed in the relational environment, without the need for flattening, for significantly improved IT performance and scalability
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