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Technical Specifications

SGD Hardware and System Software

The SGD database and third-party applications (Intermine, GBrowse, Spell, Textpresso, and Pathway Tools) run on Dell Red Hat or CentOS Linux servers. 

Database Management Systems (DBMS)

The primary SGD database uses Oracle Server Enterprise Edition 11.2.0.3. Table specifications, schema diagrams, and business rules for the SGD database can be found at SGD Schema Specifications.  SGD used AceDB as its database software, prior to moving to Oracle in 2000.

Yeastmine, a data warehouse based on Intermine software, uses PostgreSQL 9.1.3.

GBrowse and Spell both store data in MySQL 5.5.