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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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 ===== Get WDB ===== ===== Get WDB =====
  
-The latest release of WDB is version 0.9.0. 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.+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 Core  ^ +You can access the WDB source code on [[http://github.com/wdb|github]].
-[[http://wdb.met.no/​download/wdb-0.9.0.tar.gz|Source Code (tar.gz)]]  | +
-^ WDB Loaderbase ​ ^ +
-| [[http://​wdb.met.no/​download/​wdbloaderbase-0.9.0.tar.gz|Source Code (tar.gz)]] ​ | +
-^ WDB Gribload ​ ^ +
-| [[http://​wdb.met.no/​download/​gribload-0.9.0.tar.gz|Source Code (tar.gz)]] ​ | +
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-Note: Version 0.8.0 introduced interface changes to WDB that are incompatible with 0.7.x. Further interface changes were introduced in WDB version 0.9 in order to replace the Postgres BLOB system. Further versions in the 0.9.x series will attempt to stabilize the user interface prior to the release of 1.0.0.+
  
 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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