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Re: RDF tools as workhorse

From: Leigh Dodds <leigh@ldodds.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 12:10:09 +0100
Message-ID: <43295691.7060108@ldodds.com>
To: Richard Newman <holygoat@gmail.com>
CC: Mailing Lists <list@thirdstation.com>, semantic-web@w3.org

Richard Newman wrote:

>> 2) Scalability -- Our triplestore would be HUGE.  I'd estimate  10-20 
>> Million triples.  Is that small or large in RDF circles?
> That's fairly large. Leigh Dodds will have something to say on this  
> topic, having used very large sets of triples.

Our store is pretty big -- its about 200M triples.

We're currently using Jena on Postgres. For our needs this worked out
better than Jena/MySQL, Sesame, and Kowari.

(SPARQL/RDQL) Query performance times are pretty patchy and poor across 
the board. Direct resource lookups are generally very fast though.

 From our testing we found that a store backed with a relational database
proved to be the most stable and easiest to manage.



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