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Hosted NoSQL

I admit I dunno how I got here in the first place … ah, right, yesterday was Paddy’s day and I was sitting at home with a sick child. Now, I tinkered around a bit with a hosted CouchDB solution to store/query JSON output from a side-project of mine. Then I thought: where are we … Continue reading

Linked Open Data star scheme by example

Shows the 5-star deployment scheme for Linked Open Data in action. Continue reading

Toying around with Riak for Linked Data

So I stumbled upon Rob Vesse’s tweet the other day, where he said he was about to use MongoDB for storing RDF. A week earlier I watched a nice video about links and link walking in Riak, “a Dynamo-inspired key/value store that scales predictably and easily” (see also the Wiki doc). Now, I was wondering … Continue reading

Linked Data for RESTafarians

So, you took the red pill? You’re a full blown RESTafarian brother? Good news for you, then. You’ll understand linked data in less then 30sec. Ok. Step by step. REST, understood as a ‘set of constraints that inform an architecture’: Resource Identification Uniform Interface Self-Describing Messages Hypermedia Driving Application State Stateless Interactions … and now … Continue reading

What else?

So Paul asked recently: Does Linked Data need RDF? If you drink a certain sort of coffee, I guess you are familiar with my answer: What else? ;) Seriously. Let’s step back for a second and try to work through to the core of the issue from a totally different angle. Compare a set of … Continue reading

Technology MalBestPracticing

Reading RESTful Web Services by Leonard Richardson and Sam Ruby, it suddenly stroke my like thunder: yes indeed, it’s very often the case with technologies that they are (often unknowingly) abused in obscure ways, which then is often perceived by the community as good or best practice. So much generic introduction for explaining the title … Continue reading

Somewhere between Ross 154 and Ross 248

Imagine you are around somewhere between Ross 154 and Ross 248. Then you’ll likely see these days an announcement ‘W3C Issues Recommendation for Resource Description Framework (RDF)‘: RDF provides interoperability between applications that exchange machine-understandable information on the Web. RDF emphasizes facilities to enable automated processing of Web resources. RDF can be used in a … Continue reading



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