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Re: Triples storage

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 10:56:16 +0100
Message-Id: <D072C4B8-06F6-49F8-A6F8-2A9C886C526F@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: Semantic Web Interest Group <semantic-web@w3.org>
To: "Emanuele D'Arrigo" <manu3d@gmail.com>

Follow ups to SWIG please.

On 26 Sep 2007, at 10:13, Emanuele D'Arrigo wrote:

> Hi everybody!
> Has any consensus been reached on the architecture for efficient  
> storage
> and retrieval of an ontology's triples?

I don't think there will be consensus for a very long time. There's a  
lot of issues and trade offs.

However, you might find this paper worth your while:

> I've read an interesting paper about a triple store based on hashed  
> tables
> that intuitively sounded more efficient than a straightforward
> one-table approach.

One thing to remember, as well, as that there are join algorithms  
tuned for lots of self joins. They just aren't commonly implemented  
(e.g., stripe-join).

Received on Wednesday, 26 September 2007 09:54:53 UTC

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