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Re: Update: LOD Cloud Hosting & Other Matters

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2009 11:00:02 -0400
Message-ID: <49CF8CF2.5000003@openlinksw.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
CC: public-lod@w3.org
Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> Is this an add?  http://sw.deri.org/2009/01/visinav/faq.html#3
If you mean: http://sw.deri.org/2009/01/visinav/current.nq.gz, then yes. 
It should be on the dataset page I referred to my post below.

> 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



Kingsley Idehen	      Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
President & CEO 
OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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