[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Can Evergreen be used as a stand-alone Resource Discovery environment?

Dan Scott denials at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 16:12:35 EST 2008

On 04/03/2008, Don Hamilton <dhamilton at wlu.ca> wrote:
> I had a quick look at this a few months back, shortly before our 3-library
> consortium decided on Primo. The biggest drawback I found was the problem of
> loading lots of records in one big hit. I think I've seen discussion of late
> on the -DEV list that shows some improvements in this area, but I was stuck
> loading batches of (at most) 40,000 records at a time, and didn't see a way
> to easily, regularly, automate the loading of our 4,000,000 bib records.

For what it's worth, the relatively recent improvement is the use of
parallel_pg_loader.pl which removes the memory bottleneck. I look
forward to loading about a half million bib records sometime this
week, if I get a few free hours to set things up.

Dan Scott
Laurentian University

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