GLAM-WIKI - Wikimedia tech infrastructure

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A description of the infrastructure in MediaWiki and how it is used within Wikimedia. Presented at GLAM-WIKI http://glam.wikimedia.org.au/

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GLAM-WIKI - Wikimedia tech infrastructure

  1. 1. MediaWiki/Wikimedia tech infrastructure Brianna Laugher 6 August 2009 glam.wikimedia.org.au
  2. 2. Linux Apache MySQL PHP
  3. 3. Extensions Add new <wikisyntax /> Or add new [[Special:Specialpage]] (reports)
  4. 4. API http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php
  5. 5. (Diagram is for 1.10, April 2007; latest release is 1.15)
  6. 6. Images/files
  7. 7. Revisions (edits)
  8. 8. Templates, categories & links
  9. 9. Categories
  10. 10. Categories
  11. 11. Categories
  12. 12. Categories from templates!
  13. 13. Templates “Boilerplate” – no parameters Licenses Stub markers
  14. 14. Templates “Infobox” – parameters (key-value pairs)
  15. 15. Templates {{Information}} – Wikimedia Commons {{Information |description= |date= |source= |author= |permission= }}
  16. 16. Templates
  17. 17. Templates
  18. 18. Templates
  19. 19. Users “Anonymous”/IP: Can read Can edit
  20. 20. Users “Anonymous”/IP (Registered) User: Can create new page Can upload files Can move
  21. 21. Users “Anonymous”/IP (Registered) User Administrator/Sysop: Can (un)delete Can (un)block Can (un)protect Can edit protected pages Typically elected by the community
  22. 22. Users “Anonymous”/IP (Registered) User Administrator/Sysop Bureaucrat: Can create administrators Typically elected by the community
  23. 23. Credits GLAM-WIKI logo - © Wikimedia Foundation. MediaWiki logo – public domain. Database schema – by Nick Jenkins. GFDL/GPL. Continuous copper casting disc – by Alchemist- hp. CC-BY-SA-DE-3.0. MediaWiki screenshots – MediaWiki is licensed under the GPL. Everything else is © Brianna Laugher & licensed CC-BY-SA-3.0.
  24. 24. Thank you! blaugher@wikimedia.org.au http://brianna.modernthings.org

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