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Re: RDF Triples in XML, named graphs

From: Tom Adams <tom@tucanatech.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 13:22:06 +1000
Message-Id: <4C73E8D7-602F-11D8-855A-000A95C9112A@tucanatech.com>
Cc: Eric Jain <Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch>
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

On 12/02/2004, at 10:14 PM, Eric Jain wrote:
>> In this way, the same XQuery could be executed against a knowledge
>> base and/or an actual TriX instance. One could then think of TriX
>> as a means of integrating RDF and XQuery.
> This is an interesting application. We currently store triples in a
> relational database. This is quite efficient, but requires us to map
> RDQL statements to SQL. If TriX works well with XQuery to the extent
> that XQuery could be used as an equally convenient but more flexible
> replacement for the RDQL subset that we have implemented, this would be
> a strong argument. On the other hand I'm slightly concerned about the
> performance of XML databases (size of RDF/XML is 7GB). Anyone have any
> experience here?

Sure, we have a commercial offering of an RDF datastore, called the 
Tucana Knowledge Server (TKS). We have also open sourced the core as 
Kowari, see http://www.kowari.org/.

Tom Adams            | Tucana Technologies
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