BioMart is a generic data management system which offers a range of advanced query interfaces and administration tools.
The system comes with built-in support for query-optimisation and database fedaration. BioMart provides users with the ability to conduct fast, powerful queries using either web, graphical, or text based applications, or programatically using web service or software libraries written in Perl and Java. For data providers, the system simplifies the task of integrating their own data with other datasets hosted on the network.
All the software, including an easy to install BioMart website, is available for local installation. BioMart software is completely Open Source, licensed under the LGPL, and freely available to anyone without restrictions.