IMDB.com - Who knows the size of their database?

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I was interested as to the size of the database used by the website IMDB.com . Does anyone have any information of what sort of hardware it is run on?
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Does this help?  Approximate sizes in KB.
There isn't just one database.
actors.list	120,500	KB
actresses.list	65,054	KB
aka-names.list	3,698	KB
aka-titles.list	5,571	KB
alternate-versions.list	1,862	KB
biographies.list	78,982	KB
business.list	4,061	KB
certificates.list	2,695	KB
cinematographers.list	6,172	KB
color-info.list	6,377	KB
complete-cast.list	593	KB
complete-crew.list	290	KB
composers.list	4,986	KB
costume-designers.list	1,857	KB
countries.list	7,199	KB
crazy-credits.list	601	KB
directors.list	11,728	KB
distributors.list	9,517	KB
editors.list	5,899	KB
genres.list	6,829	KB
german-aka-titles.list	347	KB
goofs.list	7,855	KB
iso-aka-titles.list	0	KB
italian-aka-titles.list	0	KB
keywords.list	14,728	KB
language.list	6,344	KB
laserdisc.list	784	KB
literature.list	3,017	KB
locations.list	4,694	KB
miscellaneous.list	24,216	KB
miscellaneous-companies.list	4,112	KB
movie-links.list	7,944	KB
movies.list	15,145	KB
mpaa-ratings-reasons.list	184	KB
plot.list	37,548	KB
producers.list	19,475	KB
production-companies.list	9,855	KB
production-designers.list	2,005	KB
quotes.list	31,051	KB
ratings.list	4,501	KB
release-dates.list	18,309	KB
running-times.list	4,931	KB
sound-mix.list	2,926	KB
soundtracks.list	6,720	KB
special-effects-companies.list	367	KB
taglines.list	2,388	KB
technical.list	5,344	KB
trivia.list	15,143	KB
writers.list	17,294	KB

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OK, maybe this reads better.
Link to FTP mirror is available, but you must abide by several guidelines and terms/conditions.
Also, non-commerical use OK (per terms), but commercial terms must be negotiated.

See:
http://www.imdb.com/help/show_leaf?usedatasoftware
120,500	KB	actors.list
65,054	KB	actresses.list
3,698	KB	aka-names.list
5,571	KB	aka-titles.list
1,862	KB	alternate-versions.list
78,982	KB	biographies.list
4,061	KB	business.list
2,695	KB	certificates.list
6,172	KB	cinematographers.list
6,377	KB	color-info.list
593	KB	complete-cast.list
290	KB	complete-crew.list
4,986	KB	composers.list
1,857	KB	costume-designers.list
7,199	KB	countries.list
601	KB	crazy-credits.list
11,728	KB	directors.list
9,517	KB	distributors.list
5,899	KB	editors.list
6,829	KB	genres.list
347	KB	german-aka-titles.list
7,855	KB	goofs.list
0	KB	iso-aka-titles.list
0	KB	italian-aka-titles.list
14,728	KB	keywords.list
6,344	KB	language.list
784	KB	laserdisc.list
3,017	KB	literature.list
4,694	KB	locations.list
24,216	KB	miscellaneous.list
4,112	KB	miscellaneous-companies.list
7,944	KB	movie-links.list
15,145	KB	movies.list
184	KB	mpaa-ratings-reasons.list
37,548	KB	plot.list
19,475	KB	producers.list
9,855	KB	production-companies.list
2,005	KB	production-designers.list
31,051	KB	quotes.list
4,501	KB	ratings.list
18,309	KB	release-dates.list
4,931	KB	running-times.list
2,926	KB	sound-mix.list
6,720	KB	soundtracks.list
367	KB	special-effects-companies.list
2,388	KB	taglines.list
5,344	KB	technical.list
15,143	KB	trivia.list
17,294	KB	writers.list

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Commented:
Very interesting.. that's quite a lot of plain text.

I assume they would be using a custom Linux build.
Fair assumption.  The files are available as GZIP archives.

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