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tips for estimating the size of an sql database in rdf

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 12:16:38 +0100
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To: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>


I am interested if anyone has good tips to help estimate how large a  
plain old legacy sql database is going to be in triples for a  
particular ontology. I can probably make them up, but who knows,  
perhaps someone has already written a calculator for this. This would  
be very useful in estimating what projects should would be initial  
candidates for putting online behind a SPARQL interface, given that  
current specialised triple databases can take between 20 million and  
300 million triples. [1]

Henry Story

[1] http://esw.w3.org/topic/LargeTripleStores
Received on Tuesday, 10 January 2006 11:16:45 UTC

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