Sample Large CSVs Freely Available on Data.gov

I always forget where to look when searching for various CSV formats to help with my scripting QA. Recently, I stumbled upon data.gov again and it’s like, the best govrnment website I’ve ever seen.
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It’s not only gorgeous, but it’s also easy to navigate (Just hit the Data menu item at the top and search for some data.) Searching for data on their site is similar to searching for a product on Amazon. Tres bien, data.gov web dev team!

Chrissy is a PowerShell MVP who has worked in IT for nearly 20 years, and currently serves as a Sr. Database Engineer in Belgium. Always an avid scripter, she attended the Monad session at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles back in 2005 and has worked and played with PowerShell ever since. Chrissy is currently pursuing an MS in Systems Engineering at Regis University and helps maintain RealCajunRecipes.com in her spare time. She holds a number of certifications, including those relating to SQL Server, SuSE Linux, SharePoint and network security. She recently became co-lead of the SQL PASS PowerShell Virtual Chapter. You can follow her on Twitter at @cl.

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