A new tool for scientific databases {Comments Off on A new tool for scientific databases}

by Edwin T
The article i chose discussed large science databases. Apparently the large and complex SQL Server databases are very difficult to migrate into some of the current cloud services, such as Amazon EC2 and Microsoft SQL Azure. The authors found it very difficult to migrate a database small or large into the cloud without making some changes to the schema. The changes ultimately affected performance and usability. The authors also mention they are developing a tool known as “Data-Scope” specifically designed for scientific data analysis. This tool is supposed to maximize data throughput and minimize power consumption that these large databases require. read more...