User:Azertus/History of the Next Generation Schema
The Next Generation Schema (NGS, in short) is a name that has covered many loads (Dutch figure of speech?) over the years. In se it's just like any other change to the server. There have always been a bunch of perceived shortcomings to the MusicBrainz database. The NGS, it was hoped, would be a fix or solution to all of these. And for a long time it always seemed 'just around the corner'.
NGS Specific Terminology