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WikiProject Databases

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This WikiProject is about articles on databases. For the project about Wikipedia database analysis, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Database analysis

Welcome to WikiProject Databases, a WikiProject to assemble and compile a comprehensive Database reference for Wikipedia. This involves creating, organizing, editing, and improving articles related to databases.

If you are interested in contributing, add yourself to the Participants list below. Keep in touch with project developments by clicking here to add Wikipedia:WikiProject Databases to your watchlist, and get involved on the talk page.:

Scope and goals

Scope

This project covers all aspects of databases, including (but not limited to) logical design methodologies, query languages, storage systems, physical design, administration, and security. The information currently available on Wikipedia concerning this important, far-reaching, topic requires the talents of all available subject-matter experts, writers, editors, and those with organizational skills.

Goals

The ultimate aim of this WikiProject is to create a comprehensive Database reference for Wikipedia. As a result, the scope of the project includes all articles in the area of databases, although there is likely to be some overlap with articles in areas such as mathematics, logic, and software engineering as well. The specific goals of the project are to:

  • Discover and tag all database-related articles with the {{WPDATABASE}} banner.
  • Split, merge, delete, and create articles as needed to build a useful and comprehensive body of knowledge.
  • Develop individual database articles to the highest-possible standard.
  • Build a community of interest around databases.

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Articles

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Categories and assessment


New articles

Please feel free to list your new articles on databases or database-related topics here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Main Page.

Participants

Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest. Keep in touch with project developments by clicking here to add Wikipedia:WikiProject Databases to your watchlist, and get involved on the talk page.:

  • Clifflandis (talk) 19:28, 30 September 2009 (UTC) Academic bibliographic databases
  • Crusio (talk) 18:17, 3 November 2009 (UTC) My interest concerns mainly academic bibliographic databases.
  • Tbsdy lives (formerly Ta bu shi da yu) talk 05:07, 9 January 2010 (UTC) Interetested in Oracle and SQL Server databases.
  • SqlPac (talk) 03:59, 6 April 2010 (UTC) Interested primarily in SQL Server, relational databases, OLAP and a wide variety of database structures and technologies.
  • SecureDBA (talk) 23:06, 1 November 2010 (UTC) Interested primarily in Oracle, relational databases and database & application infrastructure security
  • Eckardnet (talk) 13:03, 19 January 2011 (UTC) Interested in relational theory and its practical use
  • Anne.naimoli (talk) 16:28, 15 September 2011 (UTC) Interested in databases and cloud computing, would like to contribute an article about cloud databases
  • PCJockey (talk) 06:45, 21 February 2012 (UTC) I'm interested in the technology of databases. Currently my two favorite engines are SQLite and PostgreSQL. I spend most of my time doing development work, so that is likely to be the focus I will bring to this group.
  • --Mahanga (Talk) 17:40, 20 November 2012 (UTC)
  • talk 21:02, 11 January 2013 (UTC)
  • Hyrum Graff (talk) 08:15, 13 December 2013 (UTC)

See also

See also all WikiProject Databases subpages

Cleanup

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Restructure proposals

Please boldly edit, or discuss on talk page.

Option 1: Task force in computing

Phase 1

  1. Modify {{WikiProject Computing}}:
  2. Get help from a bot to replace {{WikiProject Databases}} (and synonyms used) with {{WikiProject Computing|databases=yes|science=auto}}.
    • If the talk page already transcludes {{WikiProject Computing}}, add |science=auto|databases=yes
    • Set |database-importance= with the value of importance= in the Databases template, if present.
    • If |science-importance= is not in the existing WP Comp template, set it with the value of |computer-science-importance= in the Databases template if present.
    • If |importance= is not in the existing WP Comp template, set it with the value of |computing-importance= in the Databases template if present.
  3. Move this page to Wikipedia:WikiProject Computing/Databases task force

Phase 2

  1. Review the ~600 automatically tagged articles in Category:Automatically assessed Database articles and change science=auto to science=yes if they need to stay in WPCS, and remove it otherwise.
  2. Delete {{WikiProject Databases}}
  3. Rename subcategories of Category:WikiProject Databases and update {{WikiProject Computing}} accordingly.
  4. Delete Category:WikiProject Databases.

Option 2: Task force in computing and CS

Phase 1

  1. Create Wikipedia:WikiProject Computer Science/Database theory task force.
  2. Modify {{WikiProject Computing}}:
    • Add a Databases task force, accessed with databases=yes
    • Add a Database theory task force parameter, accessed with database-theory=yes, which adds the article to WP:WPCS and to its new database theory task force
    • database-theory=auto should do the same, and also add the article to Category:Automatically assessed database theory articles
  3. Modify {{WikiProject Computer science}}:
    • Add a Database theory task force parameter, accessed with database-theory=yes
  4. Get help from a bot to replace {{WikiProject Databases}} (and synonyms used) with {{WikiProject Computing|databases=yes|database-theory=auto}}.
    • If the talk page already transcludes {{WikiProject Computing}}, add |database-theory=auto|databases=yes
    • Set |database-importance= and|database-theory-importance with the value of importance= in the Databases template, if present.
    • If |science-importance= is not in the existing WP Comp template, set it with the value of |computer-science-importance= in the Databases template if present.
    • If |importance= is not in the existing WP Comp template, set it with the value of |computing-importance= in the Databases template if present.
  5. Move this page to Wikipedia:WikiProject Computing/Databases task force

Phase 2

  1. Review the articles the bot skipped – those which are still listed in Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:WikiProject Databases. Manually remove <code>{{databases}}</code> and add databases=yes|database-importance=?? or databases=yes|database-importance=?? into the existing computing banner
  2. Review the ~600 automatically tagged articles in Category:Automatically assessed database theory articles and change database-theory=auto to database-theory=yes if they need to stay in WPCS, and remove it otherwise.
  3. Delete {{WikiProject Databases}}
  4. Rename subcategories of Category:WikiProject Databases and update {{WikiProject Computing}} accordingly.
  5. Delete Category:WikiProject Databases.

Option 3: Task force in computing, with automatic intersection for database-related CS articles

Phase 1

  1. Modify {{WikiProject Computing}}:
  2. Modify {{WikiProject Computer science}}:
  3. Get help from a bot to replace {{WikiProject Databases}} (and synonyms used) with {{WikiProject Computing|databases=yes|science=auto}}.
    • If the talk page already transcludes {{WikiProject Computing}}, add |science=auto|databases=yes
    • Set |database-importance= with the value of importance= in the Databases template, if present.
    • If |science-importance= is not in the existing WP Comp template, set it with the value of |computer-science-importance= in the Databases template if present.
    • If |importance= is not in the existing WP Comp template, set it with the value of |computing-importance= in the Databases template if present.
  4. Move this page to Wikipedia:WikiProject Computing/Databases task force

Phase 2

  1. Review the ~600 automatically tagged articles in Category:Automatically assessed Database articles and change science=auto to science=yes if they need to stay in WPCS, and remove it otherwise.
  2. Delete {{WikiProject Databases}}
  3. Rename subcategories of Category:WikiProject Databases and update {{WikiProject Computing}} accordingly.
  4. Delete Category:WikiProject Databases.