Best Practices for Storing Data with LabWindows™/CVI


National Instruments LabWindows™/CVI offers many choices for storing measurement data including ASCII, binary, and XML formats, but it is not always clear which file I/O choice yields the best long-term results. Learn the NI LabWindows/CVI functions that simplify the processes of writing to databases and storing to various file formats. In addition, find out the advantages and disadvantages of each option and select a format that best meets your needs. Also explore how you can use the new National Instruments DIAdem DataFinder technology to quickly search through your measurement files without additional programming or maintenance.

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