By using the object-relational mapping (ORM) technology it is no longer necessary to select the local database management system based on the restrictions of the integration software.
A number of ready-to-use parsers to extract data from public life science data sources and to store the content in a data warehouse are available.
The integration process is supported by an easy-to-use graphical user interface that makes it possible to integrate any supported database in a few steps into a local database.
BioDWH is a bioinformatics data warehouse software kit that integrates biological information from multiple public life science data sources into a local RDBMS. It provides up-to-date integrated knowledge, platform and database independence.