[API-users] GBIF API requests limit
akshat26 at terpmail.umd.edu
Sun Dec 3 06:58:10 CET 2017
I have like 50,000 scientific names and I'm running them through the API to
get a count of each name's occurrence.
So I do this iteratively and it's taking a lot of time.
Is there a way to speed this up ?
Also, if I run this for a long period of time, it terminates the connection
to the API
On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 3:10 AM, Markus Döring <mdoering at gbif.org> wrote:
> Hi Akshat,
> there is no rate limit to the main API. If you are planning on hammering
> it real badly please give us a short notice when and how so we can monitor
> The only throttled area are occurrence downloads which need
> authentication. These are queued and downloads from the same users are
> Search requests have a deep paging limit documented on our site.
> > On 30. Nov 2017, at 22:45, Akshat Pant <akshat26 at terpmail.umd.edu>
> > Hi all,
> > I am new to this mailing list.
> > Can someone please tell me what is the maximum requests per second
> allowed on the GBIF API ?
> > I was not able to find this on the GBIF website's API section.
> > I hope that the API guru members on this list will be able to help.
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Akshat
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