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According to this blog article dated Sept 2011: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/09/creative-commons-data-dump-sep-11/

While we will always continue to produce Stack Exchange creative commons data dumps, we are moving to a quarterly schedule for all future dumps.

Clearbits, the recommended site to get the data dump torrents at http://www.clearbits.net/creators/146-stack-exchange-data-dump, lists the most recent dump as December 2011.

Is the plan still to provide quarterly data dumps?

If so, when will they resume?

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    Not quite a duplicate, but closely related: Data dump for the month of March 2012 – Pops May 28 '12 at 21:23
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    I liked it better when they were monthly. I don't see why this couldn't be done on a more frequent basis. – Kibbee May 29 '12 at 1:54
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    6-8 weeks should be the canonical answer. – kiamlaluno May 29 '12 at 7:24
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    As of January 2013, the last dump is from August 2012 --- which increase the delay to 24 weeks or more. – sorin Jan 8 '13 at 12:32
  • The Stack Exchange Data Dump is now at the Internet Archive, located here: Stack Exchange Data Dump. – CoolHandLouis Mar 5 '14 at 12:02
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Update

According this blog article dated Jan 2014: "Stack Exchange Creative Commons data now hosted by the Internet Archive"

The Stack Exchange Data Dump is at the Internet Archive, located here: Stack Exchange Data Dump.

(The clearbits link no longer works.)


We have been in a holding pattern with Amazon which have promised us space for our public data dumps. Due to their lack of response I will be uploading Q1 2012 to ClearBits which should be available within the next few hours.

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    Thank you for providing a one-off data dump. While that is helpful, it does not directly address the question posed. – Pat James Jun 5 '12 at 16:45
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    THe last dump on ClearBits is from August 2012, now we are are in January 2013 and I cannot find any new dump. Where can we find them? – sorin Jan 8 '13 at 12:31
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    We are still in the process of determining our new home for data dumps. Don't worry, we haven't forgotten. – Geoff Dalgas Jan 9 '13 at 3:27
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  • @PatJames now with the new host for the dumps it should be a full answer that you can accept. :) – Shadow The Princess Wizard Mar 5 '14 at 11:28
  • @GeoffDalgas, I updated this post with the new location of the data dump. I thought you might be particularly interested since you answered, it's your job, etc... Thanks – CoolHandLouis Mar 5 '14 at 11:32
  • @sorin note that I've updated this answer to reflect the new home for the data dumps. – CoolHandLouis Mar 5 '14 at 11:37
  • @PeterMortensen Happy two-year anniversary! :-) – CoolHandLouis Mar 5 '14 at 11:37

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