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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: CouchDB x RDF databases comparison
Date Mon, 11 May 2009 12:24:05 GMT
2009/5/7 Demetrius Nunes <>:
> Hi there,
> We are evaluating new technologies for managing semi-structured data and
> documents in one of our applications. We've got tired of wrestling
> relational databases for this.
> I would like to know why would I prefer to use CouchDB instead of a RDF
> database, such as Sesame ou Mulgara.
> I know some of the RDF advantages, such as open standards, interoperability,
> rules engines, semantic queries, community and tool support, maturity, etc.
> But I really like the simplicity of the CouchDB model.
> Can anyone enlighten me?
> Thanks a lot,
> Demetrius
> --
> ____________________________

There is a draft for rdf-json here :

So it may be possible to store rdf as json and then using _show &
_list to format the output you need.

If you need sparql endpoint it may be build via an external I  guess
or even a proxy. I'm currently explorating both. The only problem I
have currently is that' you can't query document per field. I'm
somehow missing json query and json path for that .

- benoƮt

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