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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: CouchDB x RDF databases comparison
Date Thu, 07 May 2009 20:12:41 GMT

On 7 May 2009, at 21:40, Parnell Springmeyer wrote:
>
> I am also in the process (have been for a while) of building an Erlang
> backed triplestore. Not a light undertaking by anymeans and I may be  
> using
> CouchDB to build that ontop of it (license permitting).

License* permits :)

* http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Cheers
Jan
--


>
> CouchDB + RDF = FTW
>
> On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 2:15 AM, Demetrius Nunes <demetriusnunes@gmail.com 
> >wrote:
>
>> 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
>>
>> --
>> ____________________________
>> http://www.demetriusnunes.com
>>


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