[Qgis-developer] GSoC proposal: DBManager
giohappy at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 04:52:50 EDT 2011
Giuseppe, it would be definitely important to have such a feature in QGis.
I imagine an abstract layer that operates thorugh pluggable drivers, as we
can find on other desktop gis (like the db manager  for Gvsig).
Good luck for your GsoC proposal!
2011/4/6 Tim Sutton <lists at linfiniti.com>
> Hi Guiseppe
> >> Proposal.
> >> My aim is to merge both 3 plugins together and create the DB_manager
> >> First and the most important requirement, the DB_manager plugin *must*
> >> easily
> >> expandable to manage different kind of databases (e.g. mysql, ...).
> >> I didn't look ahead when I forked PG_manager, but I want to correct my
> >> mistakes.
> >> Second, it should permit an easy management of databases, running common
> >> tasks
> >> as create/alter/delete tables, retrieve infos about tables, run queries,
> >> .
> >> Those are implemented in PG/SL_manager yet, but I have to do some
> changes to
> >> make them more general than they are.
> >> Third, DB_manager should allow to load tables as layer on the QGis
> >> and,
> >> on the contrary, import layers from the canvas into the db.
> >> What is your opinion? Did I miss something?
> >> What other features would you like to see? And what other plugins (if
> >> would it be
> >> good to integrate in?
> >> Thanks for your comments.
> What about having some kind of plugin architecture (I know a plugin
> with plugins is probably a bit meta!) so that other DBMS backends can
> easily use your manager? I'm thinking that other backends like
> SQLAnywhere could easily also benifit from your work just by
> implementing a small stub for your plugin api....
> I think you GSOC proposal would make a fantastic addition to QGIS and
> I wish you all success with your proposal.
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