When I first tried downloading from the ebi site, I was only seeing 2-4K/sec,
and after two days I killed the download. The next day I switched to the
Danish site and got transfers of 230-300K/sec and got the entire release in
one working day (last Wednesday, during normal business hours). Try the
mirrors and see if your speed inproves.
Keith Bradnam wrote:
> On 6 Jul 2000, Miklos Cserzo wrote:
> > On 29 Jun 2000, Peter Stoehr wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> > > Release 63 of the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database is available from:
> > > the EBI ftp server and other mirror sites below:
> > >
> > > ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/embl/release (UK)
> > > ftp://ftp.dk.embnet.org/pub/databases/embl (Denmark)
> > > ftp://ftp.es.embnet.org/pub/databases/embl/release (Spain)
> > >
> > how long does it normally take to download the full release? (This is the
> > fifth day for me between Hinxton and B'ham. :((()
>> >From personal experience of downloading EMBL (or more specifically just
> downloading the plant sequences in EMBL) I would say that it will take a
> *long* time if you try and download it during the day, during the week.
> If you can schedule to try and download it at the weekend, it can make a
> big difference and you *should* be able to download the entire database.
>> I think that database growth is still exceeding developments in bandwidth
> though so this might get worse before it gets better.
>> ~ Keith Bradnam - Developer, Arabidopsis Genome Resource (AGR)
> ~ Nottingham Arabidopsis Stock Centre - http://nasc.nott.ac.uk/> ~ University Park, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
> ~ Tel: (0115) 951 3091
Michael Black, Ph.D.
Molecular Biology Computing Support
University of Virginia, ITC-ACHS
P.O. Box 800777
mblack at virginia.edu
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