[openbiblio-dev] Promised post about timeline for migration/reload

Mark MacGillivray mark at odaesa.com
Wed Apr 27 10:47:40 UTC 2011

Hi Will,

thanks for the update, looking forward to seeing that all in place.


On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 10:37 AM, William Waites <ww at styx.org> wrote:
> Hello Rufus, my apologies for the delay, there was some non-standard
> scheduling over the last week and I didn't get to work on this as I
> would have liked.
> So the plan is to migrate to rackspace in the hope that they don't
> oversubscribe their infrastructure to the same extent as AWS.
> Also, due to (1) the deadlock issues talking to Virtuoso over ODBC
> and (2) the workaround for (1) that means we don't have a public
> SPARQL endpoint, I'm going to try running 4store on the back-end
> which will require some probably minimal changes to the code. This
> will also mean that SPARQL from JS in the UI is possible which
> should be quite helpful.
> I've done some evaluation on the feasibility of running 4store as
> a cluster rather than in a single-node configuration but it seems
> like this will be troublesome due to the way the network gets
> configured at rackspace (can't count on mDNS working properly) so
> will shelve that idea for the time being.
> So we're going to reload the data from scratch and bin the
> bnb.bibliographica.org subdomain, and with any luck this will be
> accomplished in the next few days.
> I also have a call for reviving the MARC->RDF translator which
> should also give us another big pile of data.
> * [2011-04-27 09:04:01 +0100] Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> écrit:
> ] Hi Will,
> ]
> ] Back on w/e you promised an update to openbiblio-dev about plans for
> ] "migration/reload" and especially re timeline (as it had changed) :-)
> ]
> ] Would it be possible to do this asap :-)
> ]
> ] Rufus
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