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(TODO - merge content here) The entire collection of files (core data, extensions, metafile, and resource metadata) can be compressed into a single archive file. Preferably, you are already using Darwin Core terms as column names, although this is not compulsory.
The Integrated Publishing Toolkit (IPT) is GBIF’s flagship tool for publishing Dw C-As.
For example, retrieving 260,000 records via TAPIR takes about nine hours, and involves issuing 1,300 http requests to transfer 500 MB of XML-formatted data.
If you require an account on an IPT, it is highly recommended that you request an account on a trusted data hosting centre located in your country.
Assumption: Data is already in, or can easily generate, a CSV/Tab text file, or in one of the supported relational database management systems (My SQL, Postgre SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase).
For any kind of shared data it is therefore necessary to have some sort of local record identifiers.
It is good practice to maintain – with the original data – identifiers that are stable over time and are not being reused after the record is deleted.If possible, please provide globally unique identifiers (GUID) instead of local ones.