Re: From Open Database Connectivity to Open Data Connectivity

On 3/30/12 5:47 PM, Barry Norton wrote:
> On 30/03/2012 22:37, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> On 3/30/12 5:08 PM, Barry Norton wrote:
>>> I'd like to see something like "saves you from having to re-invent 
>>> keys".
>> Linked Data does just that.
> Precisely. But I wouldn't (with my old ODBC developer hat on) have got 
> it from your text.
> (I understand that it's a different thing you were aiming at with the 
> mention of URIBurner, and...)
>> What I didn't go into (deliberately) in the post is the ability to 
>> build Linked Data views over relational data sources using R2RML [3].
> Also true. In this context that could be a lot more comprehensible and 
> relevant (not putting down URIBurner and similar services).
> Barry

I've just published a little howto that showcases how to query the 
Linked Open Data cloud via any ODBC compliant application across Windows 
(any version), Mac OS X (any version even Mac Classic), Linux, Solaris, 
FreeBSD etc..

Much more to come ...


1. -- how to query the LOD cloud via any ODBC 
compliant application using Virtuoso's wire-protocol style of ODBC Driver.



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