Re: [greenstone-users] Exploding WINISIS databases

From Michael Dewsnip
DateFri, 03 Feb 2006 09:44:33 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Exploding WINISIS databases
In-Reply-To (9ee3d72d0601300842k1f75b826kf2df02649dad2c04-mail-gmail-com)
Hi Lucia,

Yes, there will be a limit on the amount of metadata the GLI can handle.
To be honest, we've never really tested exploding large databases.

How big (in MB) is the database that doesn't work correctly? If it's
small enough to e-mail, could you please e-mail it to me personally and
I'll try it here. A limit of 4000 records sounds a bit low, and I want
to check it isn't a bug that is causing the problem.

Regards,

Michael

Lucia Phillip wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I have been trying to import some WINISIS databases that use Dublin
> Core elements as field names into Greenstone using the explode
> metadata option.
> I find that it is successful - that is it maps the correct Dublin Core
> fields with those in the database creating records in Greenstone with
> dc.metadata once the database is small. I have done it with databases
> with 3900 records.
>
> I have noticed however that with databases over 4000 it explodes the
> .mst file but does not create any dc.metadata.
> Is there a limit to the number of records that it will explode and
> create metadata?
>
> Lucia Phillip
> National Library Trinidad and Tobago (NALIS)
>
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