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Re: Update: LOD Cloud Hosting & Other Matters

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2009 16:25:45 +0200
Message-ID: <9178f78c0903290725q36de6023g4fd23a661263dcd@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
Is this an add?  http://sw.deri.org/2009/01/visinav/faq.html#3

On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 8:45 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
> All,
> We are now nearing complete stability re uploads, deletes, and data
> cleansing activity re. the Virtuoso instance hosting the LOD Cloud [1].
> We are still awaiting fresh data sets from Freebase and Bio2RDF (both
> communities a prepping new RDF data sets). Once received, we will replace
> the current datasets accordingly.
> At the current time we have loaded 100% of all the very large data sets from
> the LOD Cloud [2]. Thus, I would really like owners of RDF data sets
> depicted in the clouds that cannot locate their data to notify me (via this
> this mailing list) ASAP. You can use the LOD instance "Search & Find" or
> "URI Lookup" or SPARQL endpoint [3] to verify existence of your data (note:
> we are preserving original data provider URIs).
> Of the top of my head here are the data sets added since my last update
> notice:
> 1. U.S. Census
> 2. DBP RKB Explorer* and related datsets from Hugh Glaser
> 3. Gov-Track
> 4. BBC Programmes, DBtune 5. SemanticBible (this is a small dataset, not in
> the LOD cloud, but added since linkage will be easy to generate)
> 6. PingTheSemanticWeb (FOAF Cloud and others)
> 7. All the Linking Open Drug Data from the LODD project.
> One more time, if you have a new RDF based Linked Data archive, or an
> updated dataset, please add pertinent information to the Linked Open Data
> Sets page [4].
> Additional developments re. Amazon Hosting:
> Amazon have agreed to add all the Linked Open Data Sets to their public data
> sets collective. Thus, the data sets we are loading will be available in
> "raw data" on the public data sets page [5] in Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
> form; meaning, you can make an EC2 AMI (e.g. a Linux, Windows, Solaris) and
> install an RDF quad or triple store of choice, then load the data. Of
> course, we are also going to offer a Virtuoso 6.0 Cluster Edition AMI that
> will enable you to simply instantiate a personal and service specific
> edition of Virtuoso with all the LOD data in place, so that you can "press
> go" and have the LOD space in true Linked Data from at your disposal in
> minutes (i.e. the time it takes the DB to start).
> Work on the migration of the LOD data to EC2 starts next week, so please get
> your data sets in place if you want to take advantage of this most generous
> offering from Amazon.
> We are also going make a few USB devices with chunks of LOD data sets as
> another distribution mechanism.
> Links:
> 1. http://lod.openlinksw.com
> 2. http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/bizer/pub/lod-datasets_2009-03-05.html
> 3. http://lod.openlinksw.com/sparql
> 4. http://esw.w3.org/topic/DataSetRDFDumps
> 5. http://aws.amazon.com/publicdatasets
> --
> Regards,
> Kingsley Idehen       Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
> President & CEO OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
Received on Sunday, 29 March 2009 14:26:32 UTC

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