[OAI-implementers] OAI Aggregator

Tim Brody tim@tim.brody.btinternet.co.uk
Wed, 13 Feb 2002 17:05:50 -0000

Just noticed the fundamental flaw with my announcement:
OAIA (or whatever) downloadable from

All the best,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Brody" <tim@tim.brody.btinternet.co.uk>
To: <oai-implementers@oaisrv.nsdl.cornell.edu>
Cc: "Xiaoming Liu" <liu_x@cs.odu.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2002 12:43 PM
Subject: [OAI-implementers] OAI Aggregator

> Dear All,
> Announcing the release of a beta OAI aggregating tool: OAIA
> Based on PERL and MySQL, OAIA is a _very_ simple mechanism for providing
> caching and aggregating of OAI repositories.
> OAIA will be used as a back-end to DP9 to reduce the load on source
> repositories generated by web crawlers, e.g. (with thanks to Xiaoming
> http://arc.cs.odu.edu:8080/dp9/listidentifiers/mit
> It may also be useful to repository administrators as a simple mechanism
> distributing load (or speeding-up OAI responses).
> As ever, feedback, comments, flames are welcome!
> Tim Brody
> P.S. If anyone can think of a better name than "OAIA" it would be much
> appreciated :-)
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