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I see a lot of talk around here regarding the Stack Overflow public data dump.

Where is it? How can I play with it?

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The data dump lives on archive.org.

A version of it (updated weekly) can be viewed and queried online at data.stackexchange.com - the data here forms the basis for the quarterly data dump.

  • Is this updating still happens weekly? and is it on which day? – Achala Dissanayake Oct 24 '17 at 17:28
  • Yes, data.stackexchange.com gets updated weekly. Do you have a reason to think otherwise? – Oded Oct 24 '17 at 17:30
  • Thank you :) . I came across a post where it is mentioned this happens monthly and is obviously older than this. Since this post is older than one year, I was wondering whether it's changed. And which day is it? – Achala Dissanayake Oct 24 '17 at 17:32
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    See here: meta.stackexchange.com/q/156709/140505 – Oded Oct 24 '17 at 17:51
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Forage through the tag [data-dump] and read up a plenty while you sit back, relax and engorge yourself with cherry ripes and data dumps.

Related: Better know a schema.

And might be good to check out the blog at least once a month. Especially when they squeeze out a good sized dump of the data.

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