Friday, August 31, 2007

Storing and Using RDF in Mulgara

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The Mulgara Semantic Store is an open source project that is a 100% Pure Java-based RDF quad store. It is scalable, supports transactions, and has a pluggable resolver architecture allowing you to interface with non-RDF data sources from within the RDF model. Mulgara currently supports supports hundreds of millions of triples within a single database instance, while maintaining decent query and storage performance.

Although Mulgara presently supports only Remote Method Invocation (RMI) and SOAP-based access, the developers are adding a RESTful interface to make it easier to use with other languages, tools, and platforms. The current Mulgara version 1.1 download was released recently and should be the basis of any investigation because it adds several features and bug fixes over earlier releases. After unpacking the release, use this command to run Mulgara: