Big Data Sources for Testing and Reference
A curated list of Sources of Big Data for testing and reference – Public Domain and other.
NOTE: You may notice that most of the data here is sourced in the USA – international sources welcomed and appreciated! Send links and info to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please check the copyright notice for each source before using – rights issued may change over time.
Updates? Requests? email@example.com
Downloadable Data: Astronomy Datasets, Baseball-DataBank.org, Census.gov, CIA World DataBank, CIA World FactBook XML, Data.gov, Energy Information Administration – Data Tools and Models, EPA Toxic Materials Database Downloads, ESPN API, Grid-Tools.com, FAA Aircraft Registry, US Government Printing Office, Guardian Data Store, Guardian University Guide, IMDb – Alternative Interfaces, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), National Center for Education Statistics, National Library of Medicine – E-Utilities, OpenStreetMap.org, Project Gutenberg, RetroSheet Baseball Game Logs, StackOverflow Data Dump,
Data Generation: AutoPoco, CSV Data Generator, DataGenerator, DBMonster, dgMaster, Fresh Trash Generator, GenerateData.com, nBuilder, Spawner, Test Dictionary,