Subject Re: [Firebird-general] Re: Wikipedia and Firebird?
Author Lester Caine
Artur Anjos wrote:

>>I'm not 100% sure, but I assume for everything but size and
>>performance testing, it would be sufficent to start with the database
>>dump of a single language Wikipedia. For example the dumps of the
>>Romanian Wikipedia are only 63MB, see:
> If someone does the job to port Wikipedia, I can download all the files
> and send it in a CD to anywhere in the world.
> There are alternative ways to send files :-))
> Next, we need someone to host this somewhere.

I've got rsync running in the background at the moment, but looking at
the way wikipedia have structured the data I would say that it needs
major surgery to make it much more manageable given the large volume of
It looks like a nice source of raw data for playing with Full Text
Search though ;)

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services