Platform FAQ

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Current System Status
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Sun, 7 Jun, 2015 at 12:58 PM
Are there rate limits to the API?
Yes,   we currently restrict to 1000 calls per minute. If your application needs to exceed this limit, please contact us and we can discuss your requirem...
Thu, 4 Dec, 2014 at 4:13 PM
What is the current production version of the API?
The latest production version of the API can be found here:
Thu, 21 Apr, 2016 at 4:48 PM
How can I download your entire dataset?
Please contact us (via the "open ticket" link) and let us know what you would like and we'll do our best to help! For more information ...
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015 at 4:38 PM
Open PHACTS Virtual Machine
Open PHACTS are developing a Virtual Machine version to allow you to host Open PHACTS within your organisation. You may wish to do this for a variety of r...
Mon, 7 Mar, 2016 at 1:03 PM
Do you provide a SPARQL End Point?
At present we do not provide this facility. Our main access point is via the API and we have over 200 users and applications that are dependent on the avail...
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014 at 6:16 PM
What is your security & privacy policy?
Our security and privacy policy applies from version 1.4 of the API upwards. The full document is available at
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015 at 11:50 AM
What Is Your Development Roadmap?
We work actively with our user community and Foundation members to develop the next set of deliverables. Please make a suggestion on this forum.  We p...
Fri, 9 Oct, 2015 at 6:31 PM
Can I Install Open PHACTS locally?
We often receive requests to install the Open PHACTS system on a local server. At present we do not have a "simple" mechanism to do this - it is s...
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015 at 1:56 PM
Architecture Overview
Data is downloaded or converted to RDF We use public identifers and vocabularies wherever possible All datasets have extensive provenance inform...
Mon, 9 Dec, 2013 at 10:02 AM