[Taxacom] recursive SQL database for taxonomy available?

Markus Döring mdoering at gbif.org
Wed Jan 15 03:59:31 CST 2014

Ok, I will prepare a dump over the next days then.
Regular dumps are currently out of scope I am afraid as I manually need to remove other data which we keep in the same database. But if postgres dumps would be a useful thing for more people we can try to setup a process in the long run.


On 15 Jan 2014, at 01:39, Erik Rijkers <er at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> On Wed, January 15, 2014 01:20, Markus Döring wrote:
>> Hi Kim,
>> if useful I could also provide a postgresql dump of the GBIF backbone in addition to the dwc archive already available.
>> We use a parent child relationship in GBIF with an additional nested set index to support quick descendants queries.
> Good to hear GBIF is using a real database system (postgres) :-)
> But seriously, I would be very interested to be able to use dowload such a dump and use it locally.  And it would be
> absolutely fantastic if some sort of regular download of updated dumps could be made available.   But I would already be
> very thankful for a one-off download.
> thanks,
> Erik Rijkers
> Utrecht, Netherlands

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