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Is odata.stackexchange.com offline for a data refresh, or is it dead?

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The Data Explorer appears to have moved to http://data.stackexchange.com/

A post about this change was published on the Stack Overflow blog.

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so it does. Shame there is not a 302 redirect from the old site. Most of the links in the meta are probably out of date now! – Codemwnci Dec 12 '10 at 11:48
Live data, awesome! – Uphill Luge Dec 12 '10 at 15:11
Just to confirm this is not some temporary thing: the links in the footers have dropped the leading "o" too. – Arjan Dec 12 '10 at 16:08
@Arjan, you're right, it is behind by a day or two. Well past the last data dump, this must have been fed from the main dbase. I reckon the About page was just copied from odata. A couple of days will tell, maybe even a blog post :) – Uphill Luge Dec 12 '10 at 16:41
@Hans, I guess you might just have been lucky to look at the site soon after a new import? Today its most recent column still shows the same dates as a week ago (being December 3rd up to 8th). To be continued ;-) – Arjan Dec 19 '10 at 16:30
Ah, @Hans, now I am sure. According to the FAQ: At the moment it is updated shortly after every Stack Exchange Creative Commons Data Dump. Indeed, no changes in the dates since December 12th. – Arjan Jan 8 '11 at 16:38

There was a missing redirect, the old urls to odata.stackexchange.com should redirect permanently to data.stackexchange.com

This was part of a big migration off Azure.

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Do we get full-text indexes on the post bodies now? :) – Jon Seigel Dec 13 '10 at 2:54
@Jon, sure ... it just that this proc needs to be amended :) goo.gl/eDIRm – waffles Dec 13 '10 at 2:57
Is that a hint? ;) Come to think of it, I could add a PostTypes table while I'm at it. – Jon Seigel Dec 13 '10 at 3:01
@Jon ... it sure is :) it would be nice to see some awesome contributions to poor old SEDE – waffles Dec 13 '10 at 3:03
Argh... I don't have VS2010 at home. I will see what I can do with that SQL script, though. – Jon Seigel Dec 13 '10 at 3:15
Note on OData: maybe work in progress, and I'm not using/don't know OData endpoints, but I wonder if the FAQ is still correct? It claims "Yes, on the front page there are links to the OData endpoints" and I do see things like <link rel="odata.service" title="StackOverflow" href="/stackoverflow/atom"/> in the HTML. Maybe things like data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/atom are not supposed to work with a GET from a plain browser? I kind of doubt that though. – Arjan Dec 13 '10 at 12:03
yeah @Arjan ... I commented out odata for now ... it has been producing YSODs – waffles Dec 13 '10 at 12:22

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