Re: [greenstone-users] Problems exploding CDS/ISIS databases

From Lucia Phillip
DateMon, 4 Sep 2006 07:34:17 -0400
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Problems exploding CDS/ISIS databases
In-Reply-To (6-2-3-4-2-20060901172804-04903808-10-250-1-3)
Hi Renate
I sometimes find it difficult to replicate errors. Most of the problems seem to occur when trying to explode very large databases which seems to suggest a memory problem.
I am out of office until 11th September.
Lucia

 
On 9/1/06, Renate Morgenstern <rmorgenstern@unam.na> wrote:


>4. Problems exploding CDS?ISIS for Windows databases (Lucia Phillip)
>After experiencing problems moving large databases from CDS/ISIS to
>Greenstone I downloaded the latest version of the software and
>started again. I have noticed the following problems.
>  1) When we tried to explode one of ISIS databases containing links
> to<br> images, the error 'out of memory can not parse metadata.xml'
> occurs. With the assistance of one of our I.T. consultants we have
> realized that the size of the produced metadata file in the import
> folder affects the successful execution of the next stage of the
> import, which is to parse that file into individual XML files and
> folders. For example, the failed  metadata.xmlfile is 17,000 KB.

I have the same problem with exploding a CDS/ISIS database of
photos in JPG format. I limited it to 50 records but it still does
not want to explode while another one with a similar structure worked fine.
Renate



Mrs. Renate Morgenstern
University of Namibia Library
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email: rmorgenstern@unam.na
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