Are there public read-only servers (commercial or free) for non-marginal traffic (thousands or tens-of-thousands of requests per day)?

EDIT: Tile requests would be one need. Another would be doing searches on data (e.g. find me the intersection nearest to a point, give me the bounding box of a block containing an address, those sorts of interrogrative queries though I don't have too many specifics in mind). Mostly, I'm curious about what is available while I play around and build applications, since creating a server-side db based on the full planet file is cost-prohibitive.

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edited 01 Aug '11, 21:01

Hey andy, please edit your question and tell us whether you need a) tile graphics based on OSM data or b) OSM raw data via the API?

(01 Aug '11, 18:47) stephan75

I think every thing you need is explained here .. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Databases_and_data_access_APIs

if it's for data, I believe you're looking for XAPI... http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/XAPI

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