Alyx

Alyx is a database designed for storage and retrieval of all data in an experimental neuroscience laboratory - from subject management through data acquisition, raw data file tracking and storage of metadata resulting from manual analysis.

Alyx is currently used in production at the Cortexlab at UCL.

Alyx is built using industry-standard tools (PostgreSQL and Django) and designed to be interacted with using online webforms to enter and retrieve data manually, or with a documented REST API programmatically (using built-in functions in MATLAB, Python, and most other modern programming languages, or command-line tools such as curl).

It requires minimal setup and can be hosted on your own internal server or in the cloud, for example with Amazon EC2.

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