Triple Store

Created on Feb. 23, 2013, 1:01 p.m. by Hevok & updated by Hevok on May 2, 2013, 5:20 p.m.

A Triple Store is a Tool that has some form of persistent Storage for RDF Data and enables to run SPARQL Queries against that Data. A variety of Triple Stores exists, a huge range in fact [].

For example the Apache Jena works for the Jena Framework for RDF. It provides an API to use and one can set up a Triple Store as well as a Programming Interface to use this Triple Store not only with a SPARQL Endpoint but also from a Program.

The Open Link Virtuoso is one of the best known Triple Stores which is large Triple store with large Data and it also an be combined with regular traditional Relational Database that is also available from Open Link.

Seasame is simple to implement. SwiftOWLIM and BigOWLIM are large Triple Knowledge bases.

AllegroGraph supports SPARQL 1.1.

The W3 provides an overview which Triple Stores are available via a list of Triple Stores that are always up-to-date.


Tags: storage, rdf, database, data
Categories: Tutorial
Parent: Storing RDF Data

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