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Re: [semanticweb] ANN: DBpedia 3.5 released

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2010 12:48:53 -0400
Message-ID: <4BC5F1F5.9010409@openlinksw.com>
To: baran@goldmail.de
CC: Ivan Mikhailov <imikhailov@openlinksw.com>, semanticweb@yahoogroups.com, public-lod@w3.org, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>, dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net, dbpedia-announcements@lists.sourceforge.net, Chris Bizer <chris@bizer.de>
baran@goldmail.de wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-04-13 at 21:58 +0300, baran@goldmail.de wrote:
>
> >> A fact of my experience since many years:
> >> The homepage of my grandma is better accessible than the flagship(!)
> >> of 'linked data' dbpedia.org...
> >>
> >> Someone who has used the endpoint dbpedia.org/sparql intensively
> >> knows what i mean:
> >>
> >> After one or two hours or so, it hangs, i try dbpedia.org with FFox,
> >> Opera, IE, >> it hangs also, after 5 minutes i try dbpedia.org,
> >> i see the page, for dbpedia.org/sparql i put my simple query again,
> >> it is ok.
> >>
> >> Since years it is the same story in the same rhythm.
>
> > On Wed, 14 Apr 2010 13:21:07 +0300,
> > Ivan Mikhailov <imikhailov@openlinksw.com> wrote:
> >
> > They say, the everlasting problem for professional cosmetics is growing
> > quality of optics and media used for movies, celebrities should continue
> > to look perfect. But I can bet you've never paid attention to that fact
> > while looking at the final result.
> >
> > Similarly, growing database size and growing hit rate and growing
> > complexity of queries are not obviously visible from outside, but turn
> > the hosting into a race. We're improving the underlaying RDBMS as fast
> > as we only can just to prevent the service from total halt. One might
> > wish to provide a better service on their own RDBMS and thus to make a
> > good advertisement, but nobody else want to do that _and_ can do that,
> > so we're alone under this load.
> >
> > If you wish, you may help us with hosting and/or equipment, or simply
> > set up a mirror site and we would be glad to redirect some part of load
> > to your cluster. Even an inexpensive $20000 mirror would help to some
> > degree.
>
> I understand you so:
>
> a.) There is enough know-how for running heavy SPARQL endpoints.
> b.) But there is no enough money.
>
> I cannot help in the way you think, because we work in different areas.
>
> I can access different SPARQL endpoints with different lists of 
> queries with a mouseclick under a single user-interface (surfing 
> rdf-data with 'similar' ontology structure) and i can write comments 
> to you or to fitting mailing-lists as i did it yesterday, that's all, 
> sorry,
>
> thanks, baran.
>
> PS: Also thanks to Kingsley Idehen for interpreting 'HP of grandma' as 
> a friendly methaphor.
>
> -- 
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Baran,

We solve problems.

What's your problem, be as clear as possible.

Do you have issues with:

1. http://dbpedia.org/sparql or
2. http://dbpedia.org/resource/DBpedia ?

Have you looked at:

1. http://dbpedia.org/fct
2. http://dbpedia.org/isparql
3. http://wiki.dbpedia.org/OnlineAccess .

Help us help you etc..


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Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	      
President & CEO 
OpenLink Software     
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Received on Wednesday, 14 April 2010 16:49:31 UTC

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