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Fwd: foaf-search.net has been relaunched

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2013 13:03:48 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+4i_tbtxUi3mOfSBAa5qwSpqCoi4VU2MFpgD1KiBWTQA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>, public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>

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From: Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de>
Date: 5 December 2013 12:19
Subject: foaf-search.net has been relaunched
To: semantic-web@w3.org, public-lod@w3.org

hi all,

http://www.foaf-search.net/ has been relaunched:

We do not use a triple store any more - all important data is kept in a RDB.
Documents related to a person are crawled on demand and cached up to 24h.
The system can now display data on any dereferenceable URI.

One of the components used is available on GitHub:


Sparql Crawl Server is a Java Web application that crawls a list of URLs
with a specified timeout and executes a SPARQL query on the resulting
The results are cached on disk and in memory for a configureable amount of

The new internal design of foaf-search.net enables faster crawling and
scaling. We are curious how far it can be pushed.

As a side note: Does anyone know who is responsible for data.semanticweb.org
and sdow.semanticweb.org ? Neither Stefan Decker nor Markus Kroetzsch were
to tell me.


Michael Brunnbauer

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