NI LabVIEW 2009 continues the tradition of offering seamless integration of intuitive graphical programming software and data acquisition hardware on the most common PC buses. With more than 200 different hardware devices on a wide variety of buses, it can be difficult to decide on the bus that best meets your application requirements. This white paper examines the bus options available to you, and outlines considerations to keep in mind when choosing the right bus for your measurement application.