Tag Archives: versioning systems

Faceted Browsing: approaches and benchmark

Faceted browsing stands for a session-based and state-dependent interactive method for query formulation over a multi-dimensional information space. It provides a user with an effective way for exploration of a search space. After having defined the initial search space, i.e., the set of resources of interest to the user, a browsing scenario consists of applying […]

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Data Storage: Approaches and Benchmark

The demand for efficient RDF storage technologies has grown steadily in recent years. This  is due to the increasing number of Linked Data datasets and applications exploiting Linked Data resources. In particular, a growing number of applications require RDF storage solutions capable of answering interactive SPARQL queries. Given the increasing number of solutions for RDF […]

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Benchmarking Versioning Systems with SPBv

There exist a number of storage benchmarks that test the ability of Linked Data systems to store and query data in an efficient way without addressing the management of data versions. To the best of our knowledge only a limited number of versioning systems (mostly academic) and benchmarks exist for storing versions and testing the […]

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HOBBIT: 15 months and counting

During the 3rd HOBBIT plenary meeting, which took place in Athens on the 1st and 2nd of February 2017, we summarized the current state of affairs. We have been working hard towards the project’s objectives. We are on schedule to: Organize five benchmarking challenges and obtain first results by Summer-Autumn 2017 Establish the HOBBIT association […]

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Mimicking Twitter Data for Benchmark Generation

During the last decade, Twitter has become one of the most important microblogging services for online news and social networking on the Web with around 310 million monthly active users in March 2016. The increasing popularity of Twitter as a data source for a multitude of applications ranging from entity extraction to sentiment analysis around […]

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HOBBIT and IT Management: the TOMTOM perspective

TomTom is the world’s leading supplier of in-car location and navigation products and services focused on providing all drivers with the world’s best navigation experience. TomTom’s products include portable navigation devices, in-dash infotainment systems, fleet management solutions, maps and real-time services, including the award-winning TomTom HD Traffic. The Traffic and Travel Information department is collecting […]

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HOBBIT @ Apache Big Data Europe 2016

Benchmarking for Big Data platforms is a topic of central importance for the adoption of these technologies in modern enterprises. Providing benchmarking platforms for evaluating the performance of frameworks and approaches objectively is thus a practice that will become ever more relevant over the next years. This is the core message that resulted from the […]

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HOBBIT: Quo Vadis?

HOBBIT is now almost one year old. Within the 2nd plenary meeting, which took place in Leipzig  between September 26th and 27th, we recapitulated the current state of affairs and have been pushing towards converting the results of this plenary into a reality over the last months. Overall, the plenary showed that we are on […]

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Linking Benchmark for Spatial Data – Presentation in OM 2017

The number of datasets published in the Web of Data as part of the Linked Data Cloud is constantly increasing. The Linked Data paradigm is based on the unconstrained publication of information by different publishers, and the interlinking of Web resources across knowledge bases. In most cases, the cross-dataset links are not explicit in the […]

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