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Re: Triple stores as services?

From: cdr <_@whats-your.name>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 17:52:51 -0400
To: Norman Gray <norman@astro.gla.ac.uk>
Cc: Semantic web list <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20071016215251.GB2780@replic.net>

On Tue Oct 16, 2007 at 05:58:15PM +0100, Norman Gray wrote:
> Greetings.
> Are there any triple stores available as online services?

Talis and Metaweb. the latter only if you consider them a triple store. but really theyre better than that, since they were biult _for_ the web instead of a whole new layer cake - ie no new langs like SPARQL and N3, just pure JSON/HTML..

> There are a few services which let you store data online, to take away the 
> hassle of setting up and maintaining your own hardware and database 
> interfaces; Amazon S3 is a well-known example (though it's not SQL, of 
> course).  Does anyone know of a similar thing providing a SPARQL endpoint?
> The reason I ask is that I'm involved in a project which will want to be 
> exposing of order 10^6 triples to the web, and a colleague suggested that 
> there's a category of hassle we could potentially avoid if we could give 
> someone (a little!) money to look after this in some corner of their vast 
> disk farm.
> Or is the semantic web not a commodity yet?
> All the best,
> Norman
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> Norman Gray  :  http://nxg.me.uk
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