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Re: FW: Failed to port datastore to RDF, will go Mongo

From: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 14:40:07 -0600
Message-ID: <AANLkTinGduo2Q3iKF0SO-_d1KG+5S0LfqDfEjE-anV6e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ben O'Steen" <bosteen@gmail.com>
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, William Waites <ww@styx.org>, public-lod@w3.org, Friedrich Lindenberg <friedrich@pudo.org>
Ben,

Just like we can

1) download xampp and install php, apache, mysql with one click
2) open a browser, open phpmyadmin, create my db
3) copy paste any snippet of code I can find on the web about connecting
php/java etc to a mysql database
4) write code to select/insert/update my db

... you are asking for these same 4 simple steps but for an RDF database?

Juan Sequeda
+1-575-SEQ-UEDA
www.juansequeda.com


On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Ben O'Steen <bosteen@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2010-11-24 at 12:51 -0500, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> > What does MySQL 4 do with this data that can't be done with a
> > moderately capable RDF quad / triplestore?
> >
> > If I am going to run rings around this thing, I need a starting
> > point :-)
>
> That's not the point that is being made. A competent developer, using
> all the available links and documentation, spending days researching and
> learning and trying to implement, is unable to make an app using a
> triplestore that is on a par with one they can create very quickly using
> a relational database.
>
> This is about the 1000th time I have heard this story, and the ability
> range of those saying the same thing is huge - from 9-5 devs who learn
> what they need to people who research and teach artificial intelligence
> and other cutting edge areas and who actively learn new, complex skills
> just because they can.
>
> The point is not whether someone who (co?)developed the virtuoso
> triplestore can make RDF work, it's whether someone with the time,
> current documentation and inclination can.
>
>
> Ben
>
>
> >
> > --
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Kingsley Idehen
> > President & CEO
> > OpenLink Software
> > Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
> > Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
> > Twitter/Identi.ca: kidehen
> >
> >
> >
> >
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