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LabVIEW and Financial Database

Does anyone know is LabVIEW is appropriate for financial database applications?  Basically, I am looking to build a solution that downloads 20 years worth of financial statements from a Wall Street data provider.  Then perform proprietary calculations and make this available to query to my clients who are portfolio managers.

One proposal I got was from a LabVIEW expert so i wanted to find out unbiasedly if the developer community would use LabVIEW for this type of application.  
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Matt_Kacur
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billkoCommented:
LabVIEW can do it; it wouldn't be my first choice, but it can definitely do the job.  It would be a lot slower than a solution done in, say, .NET programming.  LabVIEW's strength lies in the fact that it's extremely easy to program, but it generates a lot of code and it's optimized for ease of programming, not conservation of computer resources.
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dwistiCommented:
I would say Labview would be a fine choice depending on your experience level with Labview.  There are plenty of database tools and support for Labview. NI has a database toolkit. There is some Labview database info on Lava fourms here.  An Labview ADO toolkit is also available.
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turbot_yuCommented:
Labview can surely do it. Please see my sample video demo with audio explain. It demos how the client program is retrieve the data from central database(SQL20005) by Labview

http://cid-8d7f340ff7f6cb2e.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/Video%20for%20Condition%20Monitoring%20System 
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