NiDB 4.2.0 has been released. Download from
sourceforge. The following additions, bug fixes, and improvements have been made:
[add] Export and import packages, for subject data only
[add] reports page
[add] ability to move studies between projects on the projects page
[add] modalities admin page. doesn’t do much yet other than report SQL table sizes
[change] revamped the UI to make it a little more readable
[change] Unlimited number of alternate UIDs are now allowed
[fix] user/project permissions are in effect on more pages
Finally, we have a public demo server available so users can try out NIDB before downloading it. A limited amount of sample data is available to play with. Use guest/guest as the username/password. Follow this
link to the demo server.
Our poster titled “
Sharing Framework, Pipeline, and Module Extensions to Neuroinformatics Database (NiDB)” will be presented by Greg at the HBM 2013 conference in Seattle in June 2013. The poster (#1447) will be available to view from Monday June 17 through Tuesday June 18, and Greg will be standing by the poster from 1:30-3:30pm on Tuesday. Stop by and check it out, we plan to have a live demo running on a laptop.
NIDB 4.1.5 has been released. It includes some pipeline improvements and small bug fixes, but also improved documentation on the website.
tar.gz file or the Virtual Box VM
[add] – pipelinetest module, with option to only test a pipeline when developing it
[change] – pipeline steps are replaced with a syntax highlighted bash script editor
[change] – pipeline shortname cannot be changed after the pipeline is created
documentation on the NIDB website
NIDB 4.1.4 has been released and is available as a tarball installer. Download from
The following changes have been made:
[installer] enable some modules by default
[installer] sets up compiler environment correctly
[installer] compiles ImageMagick with fft support
[installer] various fixes
[bug] default config.php contained incorrect hostname
NIDB 4.1.3 has been released. The following changes and bug fixes have been made for this version:
[feature] Phenotypic data can now be stored with each subject as part of a project. Measures are double entered, and can be of any datatype.
Two mailing lists have been setup: one for news and announcements, and one for support questions.
To sign up for the mailing list(s), go to the following URLs
There was a good response to our poster from Neuroscience this year. Below is the poster for those interested. Click image for PDF.
Just a reminder for the 18,000 people at Neuroscience 2012, we’ll be presenting on Wednesday Oct 17 from 1-5pm. Poster GGG12. Poster can also be viewed here:
This is a quick demo video of NIDB so people can see some of the capabilities. Enjoy!
The video is best viewed in HD and fullscreen.