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Re: NoSQL and triple stores

From: Jakub Kotowski <jakubkotowski@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 08:41:42 +0100
Message-ID: <4B7E40B6.60903@gmx.net>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
CC: semantic-web@w3.org
I agree that NoSQL seems to be important for RDF stores. For example the
Neo4j graph database has an RDF component neo-rdf:
http://components.neo4j.org/neo-rdf/ which turns it into a basic triple
store. I think it's still mostly just preliminary work as they focus
more on Neo4j itself but I've seen people showing interest in
implementing an RDF triple store using Neo4j on the Neo4j mailing list.


Sandro Hawke wrote:
> It looks to me like the NoSQL [1] and RDF communities could gain a lot
> from some collaboration, but I'm no expert on NoSQL or its community.
> I have been curious about it for a while, and there's a meeting in Boston
> in a few weeks [2], so now is the time to get up to speed.  Has anyone
> been working on bridging here?  Like, used Cassandra as an RDF store, or
> something?  Failing that, does anyone else think this is important?
>      -- Sandro
> [1] your web searching is likely to be as good as mine :-)
> [2] http://nosqlboston.eventbrite.com/
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