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Re: RDF Thrift : A binary format for RDF data

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2014 02:28:04 -0400
Message-ID: <CANfjZH2EpC2VFhbZwGg-_WnpeZji1aLVYtMpHmbqBOhDRCN2HQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
Cc: semantic-web <semantic-web@w3.org>
On Aug 15, 2014 4:25 PM, "Andy Seaborne" <andy@apache.org> wrote:
>
> RDF Binary using Apache Thrift
>
> This is a binary format for RDF graphs, datasets and SPARQL result sets
that is fast to process. [1]
>
>    http://afs.github.io/rdf-thrift/
>
> includes the on-the-wire description as well as an implementation.
>
> Using Apache Thrift makes it considerably less work to integrate into
existing systems and toolkits, or to build custom processing. [2]
>
>         Comments and feedback welcome,
>         Andy
>
> [1] The largest gain is on reading data, with rates x3 faster than
parsing N-Triples.

That looks pretty cool. Any idea how this compares with HDT <
http://www.w3.org/Submission/2011/SUBM-HDT-20110330/> or Sesame's binary
formats for RDF and SPARQL results?

> [2] Apache thrift has a large number of implementations across a range of
languages: http://wiki.apache.org/thrift/LibraryFeatures
>
Received on Saturday, 16 August 2014 06:33:50 UTC

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