Performance Improvements of Relational Database Software Reconsidered For Medical Applications

  • Piotr J. Jasiński
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 25)


In the past few years relational databases became a popular tool in medical applications. The paper is an attempt to evaluate time performance problems from the point of view of medicine-specific types of queries and microprocessor technology applied. Some corresponding ideas of join operations scheduling and support of selection processes are discussed in details. The considerations deal with the implementation of relational database software oriented to medical, particularly clinical research applications.


Query Processing Query Language Query Processing Time Inverted Structure Average Access Time 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr J. Jasiński
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  1. 1.Computer CentreTechnical University of PoznańPoznańPoland

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