[wp-hackers] Re: GSoC Proposal: Multiple RDBMS support

Chris Poteet cpoteet at siolon.com
Sun Mar 30 17:24:54 GMT 2008

> a little bit late to discuss this, but I would like to apply for this year's
> GSoC to work on implementing multiple RDBMS support for WordPress. This
> could be done by moving all vendor-specific SQL functionality
> to classes, which inherit from a common interface (WPDB).
> Therefore, all scripts which interact with the database will do it
> through an abstracion layer, like follows:

This to me is a huge step in moving towards MVP(C)/n-tier like
architecture.  No one working on the WordPress API should be hand-
coding database table/column names.


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