[OSM-dev] Mass imports (TIGER and AND)

Steve Coast steve at asklater.com
Tue Aug 28 21:17:07 BST 2007


On 28 Aug 2007, at 19:23, Dave Hansen wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-08-28 at 19:06 +0100, Ray Booysen wrote:
>> Will not moving some of the work out to seperate clients not solve  
>> this
>> problem?  With testing you're doing requests from one machine whereas
>> the server should be able to handle multiple requests from multiple
>> clients better.
>
> Parallelizing definitely does help.  Still, even if we got local-like
> performance with 10 clients running and the server completely handled
> that load without slowing down any of the clients, we're still looking
> at over 6 months of continuous upload.
>
> I think a different approach is needed.

Given that OSM has 3 years without TIGER, will 6 months make all the  
difference?

Also, loading it relatively slowly allows things like scaling to  
occur smoother.

have fun,

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