Hi Folks.

I know that Fuseki is a server that sits on top of TDB and provides SPARQL capabilities over HTTP , if I were to write code in Java using the Apache Jena API do I need the Fuseki server to be running and have the data transmission via HTTP to execute a read query? is there other faster mechanism like JDBC where I can connect directly to the TDB without going thru Fuseki for querying it ?

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asked 11 Jan '13, 00:26

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edited 11 Jan '13, 00:33


You can use TDB directly (same JVM). See http://jena.apache.org/documentation/tdb/tdb_transactions.html

Otherwise Fuseki(+it's internal TDB) over HTTP is acting like a SQL database server over JDBC.

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answered 11 Jan '13, 04:33

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Andy thanks for the clarification , I think choice is between performance single JVM vs sclability Fuseki via HTTP.

(11 Jan '13, 19:26) altruist altruist's gravatar image

The nature of the query load will matter - normally only if it is large numbers of small queries will the overhead of communicating with Fuseki show up.

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