Performance Improvements of Relational Database Software Reconsidered For Medical Applications
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.
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