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Is there a simple Wiki that doesn't use a database, but which uses syntax like MediaWiki? (eg. like Wikipedia)

I want to host it locally on my PC, but have it hosted as an HTTP webserver on a specified port.. so it can be accessed externally.


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This is not really programming related, and should be moved to superuser. – falstro Aug 16 '09 at 15:28
What is your reasoning for not wanting a database? You can install MySQL quite easily on your local PC and use MediaWiki. – apathetic Aug 16 '09 at 16:40
up vote 3 down vote accepted

I personally use a WAMP/LAMP server that lets me host my own MediaWiki because it provides a MySQL Database.

But in regards to your question, you probably want to check: to find an install that uses files instead of a database. There are actually a lot.


You could try DokuWiki. It is a flat file wiki that is targeted towards documentation storage. They also have a version that can be run from a USB key.


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