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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: Open Relevance Infrastucture Request
Date Tue, 26 May 2009 15:20:52 GMT
The cost for storing a few hundred GB of data would be < $100/month.

The cost for transfer would be $17/100GB which could add up fairly quickly
if more than dozens of downloads happen.  My guess is that would be

Another option is to request Amazon host the dataset as a public dataset:

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 7:14 AM, Grant Ingersoll <>wrote:

> You can cap the cost by limiting how much data you store right? You can use
>> RequesterPayBuckets
>> move the cost onto the users who want the data. Per user, it would still be
>> fairly cheap. You get the added bonus of other S3 services, like being able
>> to send a device back and forth to import/export on site. You would just pay
>> for storage and transferring the data in - both cap-able by limiting the
>> amount of data you put in it.
> One of the goals is to make the data available for free, so I don't think
> this would work.  Currently, one can get the TREC data for a nominal fee as
> well.

Ted Dunning, CTO

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