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Summary of 11th International Semantic Web Conference

Last week, the 11th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2012) took place in Boston. It was an exciting week to learn about the advances of the Semantic Web and current applications. The first two days, Sunday November 11 and Monday November 12, consisted of 18 workshops and 8 tutorials. The following three days (Tuesday November…

Bigdata® is Breaking Down Barriers in Semantic Web Database Size and Throughput


SAN JOSE, CA, June 17, 2009 – SYSTAP, LLC, a boutique software consultancy, announced today that its open-source, distributed RDF database “bigdata®” has broken through significant barriers in semantic web database size and throughput, loading 12.7 Billion RDF statements with peak load rates of up to 300,000 statements per second and sub-second query times. This is the highest throughput rate reported so far anywhere in the world.