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Any source available to download sample data (in 10+ GB) for testing?

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Wikipedia has some pretty interesting dumps, in both XML and SQL format: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/I...

It’s pretty easy to generate 10GB of random data for testing though, which may be a better option as you could better approximate the kind of data your application will be dealing with. There’s a neat Ruby module for doing this called Faker (itself a port of the Perl module of the same name): http://faker.rubyforge.org/—and here’s a Python port of the Ruby one: https://github.com/threadsafelab...

This is Any source available to download sample data (in 10+ GB) for testing? by Simon Willison, posted on 15th October 2012.

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