I sent this same question to wikitech-l@lists.wikimedia.org and got a positive response about core code. 


We have to switch our database from mysql to Oracle or msSql.  We notice that there is a  DatabaseOracle.php and DatabaseMssql.php in the db folder.  Is Oracle or MsSQL supported well with the smw extensions?


Below are our current versions:

MediaWiki -  1.15.3

PHP 5.2.8 (cgi-fcgi)

MySQL - 5.5.19


These are the main smw extensions that we use:

Semantic Compound Queries 0.3.1

Semenatic Forms 2.3.2

Semenatic Internal Objects 0.6.7

Semantic Maps and Maps 0.7.7

Semantic Results Formats 1.5.3


We know we are not current with our version.  We will be switching to whichever versions that works the best with Oracle or MsSQL.


Could you also point me to documentation on the databases? 

Which would any of you recommend?  MsSQL or Oracle.  We have a little experience with both. Both should be available for us.  




Mary Beebe

Battelle - Charlottesville, VA

Office: 434- 951-2149


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