The Cancer Research Informatics Shared Resource Facility provides software development, research computing systems support, and database management expertise to the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and the Kentucky Cancer Registry. Working closely with clinicians, informaticians, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, and basic scientists to perform population-based cancer surveillance, research novel cancer therapies and diagnostic tools, research cancer prevention and control initiatives, implement clinical trials, and improve the standard of care for cancer patients across the state of Kentucky. This web site provides public access to our software development projects including downloads, documentation, support, and license information. If you would like to learn more about our shared resource facility or setup an appointment to discuss a project, please visit our main web site.
Our software development focuses on database-driven web applications typically utilizing the following technologies:
- ExtJS and PHP at the front-end
- Tomcat and a Custom Java framework in the middle
- MySQL and PostgreSQL on the back-end
For server systems support, we host our own data center with a cluster of virtual machines running mostly Ubuntu Linux. We also host and support a smaller number of servers running various Windows Server versions, Mac OS X Servers, and other Linux server operating systems.
For research data management, we design solutions based on the following application servers: