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Re: Database SIG?



2009/5/11 David Malcolm <dmalcolm redhat com>:
> Would anyone else be interested in a database special-interest-group
> within Fedora?  I don't see one at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SIGs
>
> I seem to spend much of my time working with SQL these days, and I'm
> interested in both client-side tools for mucking about with SQL, and
> with server-side implementations, test suites, plus the more esoteric
> things like XML and object databases, SPARQL, Tutorial D, etc.
>
> So there'd be some overlap with the Server SIG, but there are plenty of
> GUI tools as well (e.g. openoffice-base, schema visualizers, etc).
>
> High-level goal might be to make Fedora the best place to go for someone
> trying to learn about SQL and relational databases [1], and other types
> of db.
>
> A first step might be to gather a list of interesting open-source
> database software, and then to package more of it for Fedora.  I've
> tried looking for such a list, but unfortunately the package database
> tends to dominate my queries.
>
> Anyone else out there?

I think this is excellent timing. I'm no database guru but with my
crystal ball I foresee MySQL requiring some form of attention in the
near future. :)


-- 
Christopher Brown


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