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Re: Announce: 4store Amazon Machine Image and Billion Triple Challenge Data Set

From: Paul Groth <pgroth@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:06:59 +0100
Message-ID: <4AE809B3.9060300@gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
CC: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi Kingsley,

Yes we're aware of Virtouso. Our challenge entry actually works with any 
sparql endpoint. We just needed the whole BTC for 2009 and had been 
working with 4store. So given that we did this work, we thought we'd 
give it to the community.

BTW, is the openlinkwebsite down? I can't seem to get to it this morning.

Thanks,
Paul

Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> Paul Groth wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> As part of our entry to the 2009 Billion Triple Challenge (BTC), we 
>> have been using two pieces of great infrastructure: Amazon Web 
>> Services (http://aws.amazon.com) and the quad store - 4store 
>> (4store.org).  Today, we are making publicly available an Amazon 
>> Machine Image for 4store. Additionally, we are making an Elastic 
>> Block Storage snapshot of the BTC dataset (http://vmlion25.deri.ie/) 
>> for 4store. Thus, developers can easily get started using 4store with 
>> a billion triples on Amazon's cloud.
>>
>> Technical details at: http://wp.me/pm8cF-2x
>>
>> Contact: pgroth@gmail.com
>>
>> Have fun!
>> Paul Groth, Christophe Guéret, Stefan Schlobach
>>
>> Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Group
>> Department of Artificial Intelligence
>> Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 
> Paul,
>
> I assume you are also aware of the following snapshots re. EC2:
>
> 1. 
> http://www.openlinksw.com/dataspace/dav/wiki/Main/VirtAWSPublicDataSets -- 
> DBpedia (Virtuoso Cluster and Single Server Editions) + BBC Music & 
> Programmes
>
> There is also a B3S instance plus sample queries at:
> 1. http://b3s.openlinksw.com
> 2. http://b3s.openlinksw.com/sparql
>
> Looking forward to what solutions get knocked up this year. We are 
> just offering the service, but not participating in the competition etc.. 
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