We want to build a database just like [url removed, login to view] but for sports personalities and sports teams instead of actors and movies. The goal is that the site / database should be a mix of Wikipedia, IMDb and YouTube when it comes to content, design and user functionalities. We want build it in different stages and time spans.
Stage 1 (1st 6 months): In this stage we want to build a platform that has the basic functionalities from IMDb.com. Also, the users should be able to create new profiles and add information to existing profiles without having knowledge of HTML, i.e. much like Wikipedia but simpler. The site / platform / database should be optimized for at least 300,000 profiles and 10 million unique visitors per month. What language / coding do you think are most suitable for this project? What is most scalable and stable? Which kind of software should be used to run the database? Technical specifications / document is required for all work being done Price tag for Stage1? Stage 2 (12 months and forward): In this stage we like to add the following feature and more: 1. Rate sports profile, e.g. the Tiger Woods sports profile. 2. Save sports profile to Favorites, e.g. the Tiger Woods sports profile 3. Share sports profile, Send sports profile to contacts. Possibility to import email addresses from Outlook, Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail, etc. 4. Flag sports profile info as incorrect. Wrong / false info. Report abuse contributor to AAS Admin. 5. Add sports profile to Groups / Forums 6. Comments & Responses, add comments to sports profiles. 7. Statistics 8. Subscribe 9. Search tags 10. Embed sports profile in blog, MySpace or Facebook, etc. 11. My History 12. My Favorites 13. My Friends 14. My Mail 15. Contributor rating, Users that add info to the site will be rated 16. Contributor rating lists, Users that are active contributors will be ranked on a internal ranking list. In this stage, the site / platform / database should be optimized for at least 2,000,000 profiles and 50 million unique visitors per month. Which kind of software should be used to run the database at this stage? Technical specifications / document is required for all work being done Price tag for Stage2?
linux or oracle?