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Biodiversity Indexing: Migration from MySQL to Apache Hadoop

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This post was contributed by The Global Biodiversity Information Facility development team.

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility is an international organization, whose mission is to promote and enable free and open access to biodiversity data worldwide. Part of this includes operating a search, discovery and access system, known as the Data Portal; a sophisticated index to the content shared through GBIF. This content includes both complex taxonomies and occurrence data such as the recording of specimen collection events or species observations.

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