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Re: Size matters -- How big is the danged thing

From: Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 14:36:06 +0000
Message-ID: <82593ac00811200636o42876757h28749d465db6033e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Giovanni Tummarello" <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>
Cc: "Jim Hendler" <hendler@cs.rpi.edu>, public-lod@w3.org

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 1:26 PM, Giovanni Tummarello
<giovanni.tummarello@deri.org> wrote:
>> dbtune.org provides at least 14 billion triples (see
>> http://blog.dbtune.org/post/2008/04/02/DBTune-is-providing-131-billion-triples
>> + the Musicbrainz D2R server at http://dbtune.org/musicbrainz/, so I
>> guess you'd need a pretty big phone to aggregate all that :-)
> .. thus the problem with wrappers should they be counted in ?

Indeed. But after all, even a database exposed via Virtuoso or D2R can
actually be considered as a wrapper. It's easy enough to estimate the
number of triples a wrapper provides, by analysing the source data, so
why not counting them?

>> outdated... For example, at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes, we
>> publish at least 10 billion triples. I guess the number of triples at
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/beta must be quite large as well.
> that's like 15 times wikipedia,? how's that composed?


Lots of information about all BBC programmes: brands, series,
episodes, versions, broadcasts, etc...


> Giovanni
Received on Thursday, 20 November 2008 14:36:42 UTC

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