Marginalia Search Engine Software Documentation

5. Sample Crawl Data

It is possible to download sample crawl data from the marginalia search project. This is useful for quickly setting up a test environment for experimentation or assessment of changes to the code.

Caveat If you load sample data into the system, these domains will also be included in future re-crawls. It is a good practice to segregate test environments with sample data from real environments, to avoid contamination of the domains table.

Sample data is available at Index Nodes -> Node N -> Actions -> Download Sample Crawl Data.

Download Sample Data View

Select the set you want, and press [Start Download]. Depending on the choice and your bandwidth, it may take a while. An actor will perform the downloading action. When it terminates, the data should be available to process!

While the download runs, so does the actor