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Re: RDF Thrift : A binary format for RDF data

From: Axel Polleres <axel@polleres.net>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:53:19 +0200
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <0212BD7B-F36D-4053-8175-A4251CB60065@polleres.net>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
On 18 Aug 2014, at 08:50, Axel Polleres <axel@polleres.net> wrote:

> Hi Andy,
> 
> This looks very interesting! Any thoughts already on how this relates to/could be combined with HDT [1,2]?
> 

Sorry, overlooked the later mail in this thread... will check. The p.s. below still holds, though. ;-)

> 
> best regards,
> Axel
> 
> p.s.: BTW, personally, I think it would be great to think about whether binary, efficient encodings 
> for RDF and similar formats would have a space for standardization in W3C.
> 
> 
> 1. http://www.w3.org/Submission/2011/03/
> 2. http://www.w3.org/Submission/2011/SUBM-HDT-20110330/
> 
> --
> Prof. Dr. Axel Polleres
> Institute for Information Business, WU Vienna
> url: http://www.polleres.net/  twitter: @AxelPolleres
> 
> On 15 Aug 2014, at 16:19, 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.
>> 
>> [2] Apache thrift has a large number of implementations across a range of languages: http://wiki.apache.org/thrift/LibraryFeatures
>> 
> 
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