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Ticket #148 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 2007-06-21T08:25:47-05:00

Last modified 2007-06-29T13:37:54-05:00

Do something about large quantities of metadata

Reported by: melissa Owned by: melissa
Priority: critical Milestone:
Component: bio-formats Severity:
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:


We have several recently acquired datasets that have more metadata than Bio-Formats can handle. In some cases, this means 150+ MB of metadata alone; while this is OK when working on the command line, trying to import in ImageJ becomes a nightmare (especially since the importer feeds an OMEXMLMetadataStore to ImageReader, effectively doubling the amount of space needed to store metadata).

Ideally, we should come up with a solution that significantly reduces the amount of space required to store metadata, but doesn't require us to leave out any of the key/value pairs currently being stored.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 2007-06-29T13:37:54-05:00 by melissa

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

r2922 disables automatic population of OriginalMetadata nodes in OMEXMLMetadataStore. For now, this solves the problem - when using ImageJ, the amount of memory needed for metadata is halved.