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Is there an API solution for datapackages which can be self-hosted?

(Ideally something more lightweight than CKAN that can run on Heroku or similar.)

Overall I am looking for a solution which allows an organization to work with CSV files and create an API from this without too much hassle - so any other solutions to this are also welcome.

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CKAN apparently, although I haven't done this myself CKAN is a good solution: http://okfnlabs.org/blog/2014/09/11/data-api-for-data-packages-with-dpm-and-ckan.html

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  • Thanks! I read that article sometime ago and it is indeed very interesting. CKAN however seems a bit overkill for what I am trying to achieve, but maybe I should reconsider ...?
    – dani
    Commented Jan 25, 2015 at 9:09
  • CKAN is good, I've had trouble installing it onto Ubunutu but then my dependencies are a mess.
    – Phil
    Commented Jan 25, 2015 at 11:52
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Have a look at migadv. I am not sure if it is API enough, but it allows you to put your CSV with its metadata online.

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  • I'm not sure this is a good answer because migadv is one of many places to upload data and allow folks to browse it via web/API. The OP was asking specifically about the OKFN datapackages standard. Commented Jan 25, 2015 at 18:09
  • Yes, it is not OKFN datapackages standard. Sorry I overread this.
    – Karsten W.
    Commented Jan 26, 2015 at 10:48
  • However, MigaDv is not a website for data upload. It is a PHP/javascript tool that requires your own webserver.
    – Karsten W.
    Commented Jan 26, 2015 at 14:49
  • instead of "overread" I meant "overlook". Sorry for my poor English.
    – Karsten W.
    Commented Jan 26, 2015 at 14:50

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