[OSM-talk] Why isn't any XAPI server available ?

80n 80n80n at gmail.com
Fri Feb 18 18:27:21 GMT 2011


On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 5:47 PM, MP <singularita at gmail.com> wrote:

> More XAPI servers running on good hardware is the only realistic solution.
>>
>
> Well, there could perhaps be another solution, like running your own XAPI
> server - the minutely diffs are usually less than 100Kb, so the required
> bandwidth to download from planet.openstreetmap.org would be less than 2
> Kb/second in average.
>
> But the question is - how large would be the planet database on disk (how
> large would it get once you import the planet dump)
>
> I guess the database would be in order of tens of gigabytes, probably over
> 100 GB ...
>

About 350GB



>
> And how much memory you need on the machine to run some reasonable queries
> (if 4 GiB works for main XAPI server, would it be usable on machine with
> only 1 GiB of memory?)
>

Yes


>
> Martin
>
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