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RE: [WP10] D10.2 - Mapping data from RDBMS

From: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2003 10:22:00 +0100
To: "Dave Beckett" <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>, <public-esw@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EBEPLGMHCDOJJJPCFHEFAEECJCAA.danny666@virgilio.it>

Great! This is essential material.

One reference you may wish to add - chapter 12 of 'Professional XML Meta
Data', Wrox (wot I writ*) describes a generic method of exporting RDBMS data
as RDF based on the database's metadata (table, column names etc). I'm not
sure re. best practices, but it worked nicely - using JDBC's meta stuff to
build Jena models.


* I don't get any royalties, so this ain't a plug ;-)



"The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne." - Chaucer

>-----Original Message-----
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>Behalf Of Dave Beckett
>Sent: 23 January 2003 17:41
>To: public-esw@w3.org
>Subject: [WP10] D10.2 - Mapping data from RDBMS
>This deliverable D10.2 is now available:
>  Mapping data from RDBMS
>  http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/scalable_rdbms_mapping_report/
>  Authors: Dave Beckett, Jan Grant
>  Abstract:
>    A public report on mapping triple stores and RDBMS concentrating
>    on surveying the schemas used and discussing mapping approaches
>    to and from relational schemas. It describes current best
>    practice for using such systems for Semantic Web data including
>    feature comparisons, recommendations for particular applications
>    and advice on tradeoffs.
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