[FoRK] Q re: ConceptNet (also FluidDB)

J. Andrew Rogers andrew at ceruleansystems.com
Fri Oct 23 15:53:39 PDT 2009

On Oct 23, 2009, at 3:15 PM, Damien Morton wrote:
> The only way a triple store can work is to use the triple-store as a
> conceptual model while building out indices and denormalisations  
> based on
> the queries applied to the store.
> There was an in-memory C++ data store from a dude in russia that did
> something like that - the queries needed to be all provided at  
> compile time
> and a data-store suitable for those queries was created as part of the
> compilation process.

Yep. A dozen variations on this basic idea is how it usually works  
today. There are a few people playing with literal graphs under the  
hood, but that requires exotic hardware most people do not have to  
work adequately.

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