[olug] Generic web-based object database?

Rob Townley rob.townley at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 18:51:00 CDT 2022


probably do not understand your request, but curious if the idea is to
essentially port/rewrite mySQLadmin and add Reporting functionality to

Does script work better with Android and other apps?

On Tue, Sep 6, 2022 at 1:34 PM Adam Haeder <adam at adamhaeder.com> wrote:

> Not really sure what else to call it. I'm wondering if there is any
> 'standard' open source project for a web based database system that does
> all the 'normal' things you'd expect of a data
> storage/modification/reporting system:
> - Data intake via form
> - Admin support for data add/change/delete after intake
> - Tracking changes
> - Reporting interface
> I have personally created systems like this in the past, years ago with
> SugarCRM <https://www.sugarcrm.com/> as the data intake/admin piece, and
> then MyDBR <https://mydbr.com/> as the reporting piece. There have also
> been approx 1 million Microsoft Access systems created to do this, as well
> as Ruby on Rails (this was a selling point for Rails waaayyy back in the
> day).
> I'm thinking something like https://github.com/pellcorp/opendb, but also
> with a reporting function.
> I'm considering implementing something like this in Google Appscript with a
> mysql backend, but wanted to know what others have used.
> Why Google Appscript? Free hosting on script.google.com, and then either
> paid mysql hosting on Google or free mysql hosting on a number of smaller
> providers.
> Thanks
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