[openspending-dev] OpenSpending Source Archive
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Fri Dec 21 17:27:38 UTC 2012
I don't think Glacier is really suitable as it can take a few days to
get access to your data ;-)
Glacier is more for long-term archival storage AFAICT ...
On 21 December 2012 16:42, Vitor Baptista <vitor at vitorbaptista.com> wrote:
> Although there's not much data, this sounds like a great use for the new
> Amazon Glacier (http://aws.amazon.com/glacier/).
> 2012/12/21 Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org>
>> This is brilliant Friedrich.
>> One thought: what about s3 (or similar) for permanence (as opposed to
>> local disk) - this seems like important resources and having them
>> preserved would be good.
>> Also, some ideas (feel free to shoot down!):
>> * What about one directory per dataset for consistency.
>> * What about adding some datapackage.json style metadata in each
>> directory (i volunteer to do this)
>> * If on s3 we could still have a nice index page with a small
>> index.json file and some js (again i volunteer)
>> On 19 December 2012 13:58, Friedrich Lindenberg
>> <friedrich.lindenberg at okfn.org> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I've begun collecting all the source data for OpenSpending (all
>> > datasets) at
>> > http://archive.openspending.org/ to protect us from a situation where we
>> > need to reload the database but the original data has become
>> > inaccessible.
>> > It's also a nice set of CSV just to play with.
>> > Have fun,
>> > - Friedrich
>> > --
>> > Friedrich Lindenberg | OpenSpending & OKFN Labs | @pudo
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