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Online database environments

Page history last edited by Oli Shields 11 years, 4 months ago

  Primary Key



  1. Primary Key

  2. Mission Statement

  3. Team PK

  4. Team Roles and Responsibilities Defined/ Norms / Rules:

  5. Team Meetings

  6. Technology Communication Media

  7. Roles and Responsibilities

  8. Project Plan / Milestone

  9. Project Plan Steps/ Use of OfficeZilla

10. Definition of an Online Database

11. Uses of an Online Database

12. Dimensions / Issues that Impact Technology Choice

13. Use / Dimension Matrix 

14. Mind Mapping with Mindmeister 

15. Use Cases Developed

16. Online Database Software Listing

17. Identification of Product with Most Applicable Functionality for Use Case 

18. Class Presentation 

19. Updates to Online Database Wikipedia Page

20. Group Memory / Meeting Minutes

21. Useful Links

22. FAQ/Management Guide

23. Videos

24. Voting/Use of Survey Methods



1. Primary Key (PK) has been established in order to research the technological impact of Online database environments. The core group of PK, whi3ch is listed below, will provide information on how the industry is being transformed with the implementation of this technology and also provide current trending within the industry. As the name suggests, we are the common link to all information.



2. Mission Statement: 

Primary Key adheres to the ideas of these three principles. We incorporate into the design of our software, coordination and synergy all our business globally.

  • Effortless: Speed information delivery with integrated systems and a single database.
  • Normalize: Reduce cost and maintenance cycles with open, easily available components.
  • Automation: Improve operational efficiency with technology and best practices.


We believe that our customers get more from their information by using Primary Key’s online databases software to apply these principles and improve their ability to use information strategically as an asset. If our customers are able communicate and process data and it would quantify all measures synergistically.


3. Team PK




Naraphong Apirutvarakul 



Oliver Shields 



Thaddeus White 



Miodrag Zagorov 




4. Team Roles and Responsibilities Defined/ Norms / Rules:

Primary Key Norms and Roles, Responsibilities Defined


5. Team Meetings:

Weekly on Sat 2pm - 3pm


6. Technology / Communication Media:

Primary Communication Medium: Skype chat

Secondary Communication Media: PBWiki, Email

Meeting Scheduling: Google Calendar

Compiling Documents: Google Documents

Virtual Office Tool: Officezilla

Brainstorming Tool: Mindmeister 

Voting Tool: Survey Methods


7. Roles / Responsibilities:

  • Project lead: Oliver Shields
  • Online Database Research: Naraphong Apirutvarkul (lead); Miodrag Zagorov (assistant)
  • Wikipedia Editing: Naraphong Apirutvarkul (lead); Oliver Shields (assistant)
  • PM440 Wiki Page Updates: Miodrag Zagorov (lead); Oliver Shields (assistant)
  • Presentation: Thaddeus White (lead); Oliver Shields (assistant)


8. Project Plan / Milestones (See Officezilla for more details)

  • 04/18/2009     Initial Meeting
  • Team name /logo / roles and responsibilities/ communication technology (deadline: April 19, 2009)
  • 04/25/2009     Meeting - Research Follow-up (Skype Chat)
  • Dimensions and Uses  (deadline:  April 26, 2009)
  • Prepare Use Cases (deadline: May 3, 2009)
  • Prepare Software Listing (May 10, 2009)
  • Choose Software for Each Use Case (May 17, 2009)
  • Update Wikipedia Webpage (deadline: June 1, 2009)
  • Prepare class presentation (deadline: June 1, 2009)


9. Use of OfficeZilla to Track Tasks

Primary Key - Use of OfficeZilla.docx


10. Definition of an Online Database

Online Database Definition


11. Uses of an Online Database

Primary Key Online DB Uses


12. Dimensions / Issues that Impact Technology Choice 

Primary Key Online DB Dimensions; Primary Key Dimensions Details


13. Use / Dimension Matrix



14. Mind Mapping with Mindmeister

15. Use Cases Developed

Primary Key: ERM Use Case

Primary Key: Online Encyclopedias Use Case

Primary Key: CRM Use Case

Primary Key: Financial Use Case


16. Online Database Software Listing

Primary Key Online database software list


17. Identification of Product with Most Applicable Functionality for Use Case

Primary Key - Scorecard


18. Class Presentation

Primary Key Presentation (Final).pdf


19. Updates to Online Database Wikipedia Page

Primary Key Wikipedia Amendment 1.docx

Primary Key Wikipedia Change 1, Implementing Discussion Point.docx

Primary Key Wikipedia Change 2 Discussion Point.docx


20. Group Memory / Meeting Minutes:

Primary Key Meeting

Primary Key June 6.docx

Primary Key Meeting Minutes June 3.docx

Primary Key Meeting Notes May 25

Primary Key May 17 meeting notes

Primary Key May 16 meeting minutes

Primary Key Meeting Notes May 10

Primary Key Meeting Agenda and Minutes May 9

Primary Key Meeting 05-03-2009

Primary Key Meeting 05-02-2009

Primary Key Meeting Notes 4_26_2009

Primary Key Meeting 04_24_2009

Primary Key Meeting Notes 4_18_2009  


21. Useful Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_database   --- Online database from Wikipedia

http://earthtrends.wri.org/                              --- Example of the online database website

http://web.peoriadesignweb.com/database/   --- Example of the online database software



list of Wiki online databases: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_online_databases


22. FAQ:

What is a database?

A database is collective information that is organized in such a way that hardware, software application can quickly query information requested.

Online Database Definition


Why do my business or I need a database?

Some of the advantages of using all database technologies in your business include reducing the amount of time spent managing data, giving you the ability to analyze data in a variety of ways of promoting a disciplined approach to data management. Thus saving time, money, resources and statistical information for future trends.

Primary Key Online DB Uses


What database is right for me?

That is something that is discussed in this Wiki page pleases refer to table 15. Use cases developed for CRM, ERM, Online Encyclopedia and Financial cases of databases.

Primary Key: ERM Use Case

Primary Key: Online Encyclopedias Use Case

Primary Key: CRM Use Case

Primary Key: Financial Use Case


How much does it cost for me to implement a database?

That is something that varies per application but costs varies from free databases to millions depending on application.

There is an overview of various price denominators please refer to scorecard

Primary Key - Scorecard


 23. Videos:

Video 1

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This video is about EZ Shield vault and some personal uses that can be used at the personal level networking

your life and essentially creating a personal database system for personal entertainment purposes. 


Video 2

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This video has a nice introductory level explanation how software and databases simplify our lives, particularly

business. This is an advertisement for the product Servora but compliments the page due to information and

utility of software and databases used for seamless and more intuitive operations.


Video 3

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This is a video from Google tech talks that talks about various spectrums of technologies and it uses.

A section of the video goes on to talk about various ways that Wikipedia had designed design flow

charts for databases and organization pertaining to how online databases are designed to be intuitive,

basically the intelligence behind it. 


24. Voting/Use of Survey Methods


Primary Key, Use of Survey Methods.docx 






Comments (8)

Miodrag Zagorov said

at 12:48 pm on May 29, 2009

are we missing one video...Thanks again Dr Ter Bush, i just double checked about me saving which always do, but it seems you fixed the problem

Oli Shields said

at 8:22 pm on May 28, 2009


Miodrag Zagorov said

at 9:39 am on Apr 28, 2009

Oli Great job looks great and very professional as expected. Sent out a reply email to the group if you guys can check it out. That would be great! Thanks

Oli Shields said

at 11:50 pm on Apr 26, 2009

I added a page with some details on the dimensions we picked - http://pm440.pbwiki.com/Primary-Key-Dimensions-Details. Let me know of any comments / feel free to edit. Thanks.

Oli Shields said

at 8:37 pm on Apr 26, 2009

I updated the roles and responsibilities to try to add all the tasks we need to do and have one person accountable for each. I also did some edits such as to put the meeting notes on a separate linked page. Let me know your thoughts. Thanks.

Miodrag Zagorov said

at 12:11 pm on Apr 19, 2009

I have created the team logo and added a link. Which online database do you guys think we should emulate or model or ourselves after?

Miodrag Zagorov said

at 11:16 pm on Apr 15, 2009

Hello Team, I have sent a group email so that we can communicate work from our blackberrys and IPhones on our" lunch breaks" at work. Let me know your inputs. Thanks

Miodrag Zagorov said

at 11:14 pm on Apr 15, 2009


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