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-====== WDB ======+====== WDB - Weather and Water Database ​======
  
-WDB is a database system designed to store meteorological,​ hydrological and oceanographic (MHO) data in a PostgreSQL database management server. The purpose of the WDB system is to improve the quality and effectiveness of IT systems for MHO production by providing a flexible and effective data storage solution for real-time and archive data.+Welcome to the **WDB** project'​s home page. 
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 +**WDB** is a database system designed to store meteorological,​ hydrological and oceanographic (MHO) data in a PostgreSQL database management server. The purpose of the **WDB** system is to improve the quality and effectiveness of IT systems for MHO production by providing a flexible and effective data storage solution for real-time and archive data. **WDB** is the backbone of [[http://​www.yr.no|yr.no]];​ Scandinavia'​s largest weather site. 
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 +The WDB system consists of a database server system including a read/write interface to the database, a set of loading programs for inserting various types of MHO data into the system, and a http product generator.
  
  
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   * **Open Source**   * **Open Source**
     * WDB is licensed under [[http://​www.gnu.org/​licenses/​old-licenses/​gpl-2.0.html|GPL2]] or (at your option) any later version.     * WDB is licensed under [[http://​www.gnu.org/​licenses/​old-licenses/​gpl-2.0.html|GPL2]] or (at your option) any later version.
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 ===== Get WDB ===== ===== Get WDB =====
  
-The latest release of WDB is version 0.7.5. WDB has been in limited usage as a forecast archive since version 0.6.0 released in March 2008.+The latest release of WDB is version ​1.0.1. WDB has been in limited usage as a forecast archive since version 0.6.0 released in March 2008. WDB entered full production usage on [[http://​www.yr.no|yr.no]] with version 0.7.8 at the end of February 2009. Currently, the [[http://​www.yr.no|yr.no]] website is run on a backbone of WDB servers.
  
-^  ​WDB  ^ +You can access the WDB source code on [[http://github.com/wdb|github]].
-[[http://wdb.met.no/​download/wdb-0.7.5.tar.gz|Source Code (tar.gz)]]  |+
  
 To subscribe to release information about WDB, register on Freshmeat and subscribe to [[http://​freshmeat.net/​projects/​wdb|WDB]]. To subscribe to release information about WDB, register on Freshmeat and subscribe to [[http://​freshmeat.net/​projects/​wdb|WDB]].
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 WDB is an open-source project; we welcome contributions to the code and we will help you get more involved, if you want to be. Use the [[developers]] section on the left, and post your questions, ideas, and suggestions to the [[http://​sourceforge.net/​mailarchive/​forum.php?​forum_name=wdb-development|WDB Development]] mailing list. WDB is an open-source project; we welcome contributions to the code and we will help you get more involved, if you want to be. Use the [[developers]] section on the left, and post your questions, ideas, and suggestions to the [[http://​sourceforge.net/​mailarchive/​forum.php?​forum_name=wdb-development|WDB Development]] mailing list.
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-===== WDB Roadmap ===== 
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-See the [[developers:​roadmap]] for a detailed roadmap of WDB, broken down by release. On the executive level, the future development of WDB is targetted toward: 
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-  * Putting WDB into production in the Hindcast project (multi-terabyte forecast field archive) 
-  * Improving the performance of the overall system; but in particular the extraction of forecast points from fields in time series 
-  * Improving the test framework and documentation 
-  * Creating a load-balancing and fail-over solution for the WDB system 
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