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Building a distributed infrastructure for scalable triple stores

Zhou, Jing, Hall, Wendy and De Roure, David (2009) Building a distributed infrastructure for scalable triple stores Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 24, (3), pp. 447-462. (doi:10.1007/s11390-009-9236-1).

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Built specifically for the Semantic Web, triple stores are required to accommodate a large number of RDF triples and remain primarily centralized. As triple stores grow and evolve with time, there is a demanding need for scalable techniques to remove resource and performance bottlenecks in such systems. To this end, we propose a fully decentralized peer-to-peer architecture for large scale triple stores in which triples are maintained by individual stakeholders, and a semantics-directed search protocol, mediated by topology reorganization, for locating triples of interest. We test our design through simulations and results show anticipated improvements over existing techniques for distributed triple stores. In addition to engineering future large scale triple stores, our work will in particular benefit the federation of stand-alone triple stores of today to achieve desired scalability.

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Published date: 1 May 2009
Keywords: peer-to-peer, rdf data management, semantics awareness, scalability, topology reorganization
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 267145
ISSN: 1000-9000
PURE UUID: e863cc92-4101-41a6-b3bf-f7464a5fc030
ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD
ORCID for David De Roure: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 27 Feb 2009 17:54
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:07

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Author: Jing Zhou
Author: Wendy Hall ORCID iD
Author: David De Roure ORCID iD

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