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Get estimates for how many Wikidata items don't have at least 3 backlinks
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As a user, I want to prioritize keeping well-connected entities in the Wikidata graph in the event of catastrophic data loss, so that I can queries are potentially more effective.

This ticket is a part of WDQS disaster planning, and reflects research into mitigation strategies for catastrophic failure of Blazegraph: specifically in the case that the Wikidata graph becomes too big for Blazegraph to continue supporting. This is not a commitment to a long term state of WDQS or Wikidata, but part of the disaster mitigation playbook in a worst case scenario.

  • Determine number of Items that don’t have 3 backlinks
    • Look at the distribution of number of backlinks, and use that to determine how many backlinks might make more sense